Blog articles


Cancer cells

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
A virus

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
Cancer cells

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

Under the radar: exploring clonal haematopoiesis

We investigate genomics’ role in the prevalence of CH and the difference early diagnosis could make

Endometriosis and ovarian cancer: a genetic link

A new study aims to unravel the genomic connection between these two different health conditions 

Diabetes, the pancreas and the liver

We know that the liver and pancreas can contribute to diabetes, but how significant is their role and what part does genomics play?
Render of Covid-19 virus cells and DNA helices

Covid-19 update: ‘problem’ variants found

New research shows that certain gene variants could be drivers for life-threatening Covid-19 illness
Points of blue and red light connected together

Diverse genomic study pinpoints Covid-19 variant

Sometimes data diversity can make the difference. We look at findings from a new Covid-19 study to find out how

Polygenic score pilot for heart disease begins

NHS launches innovative genomic testing project that could help revolutionise heart disease identification and prevention

News articles


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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

Events


Conference-and-Exhibitions

Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2022

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.