Blog articles

Researchers devise single test to rapidly pinpoint a fever's cause

One test looking at many possible causes of a fever could help clinicians quickly diagnose very unwell children
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The role of genes in susceptibility to skin cancer

The UK is no sun-drenched paradise, but skin cancer is common among the population. As summer ends, we consider new research that may offer an explanation as to why
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The potential of polygenic risk scores for prostate cancer

We look at new research that introduces a genetic risk scoring system for the triage of prostate cancer patients in primary care
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The mysterious rise of hepatitis: Could genes be to blame?

An unexpected virus and genomic variant combination has been linked to a rise in hepatitis cases in children
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Bowel cancer: What role do our genes play?

We examine two genetically inherited syndromes that increase our risk of colorectal cancer

'Transformational' cardiomyopathy treatment receives funding

We explore a recently funded heart muscle disease project that will use RNA therapy and gene editing in tandem

News articles

Funding applications now open for Master’s in Genomic Medicine framework

Prospective students may now apply for funding to undertake Master’s-level CPPD modules and qualifications in genomics at partner universities
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Join in with the month of genomics

Announcing an innovative new collaboration aimed at increasing awareness of genomics and understanding of its relevance to clinical care
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Genomics for allied health professionals: Have your say

Allied health professionals are invited to share their views of genomics and its impact on their roles in a new awareness survey


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Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Conference 2024

The RCPCH Conference returns to Birmingham on 25-27 March for a hybrid event full of insightful talks from leading experts, informative specialty sessions and valuable networking. 
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The Primary Care Show

Returning to the NEC in May, the Primary Care Show, will take place on 15 - 16 May 2023.
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Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2023

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) annual conference 2023 is an essential event for GPs and their teams.