Blog articles


Genomic sequencing in childhood cancer

As the NHS prepares to roll out genomic testing for all children with cancer, we look at the power of genomics in selecting and trialling new targeted therapies

Genomics, MRSA and the single-letter switch

A change to a single base of an individual’s DNA has been linked to an increased ability to successfully clear an MRSA infection

The microbiome and childhood health

The bacteria in the gut is seen more and more as an important factor in health. We look at the latest on how, and why, it matters

Genomics and listeria

A look at the application of genomic sequencing in the management, and potential prevention, of an infectious outbreak

Long-read sequencing: the next next generation?

The ability to accurately sequence large sections of DNA is important in some areas of healthcare, and is enabling progress in others

Newborn screening: time to expand the list?

Genetic Alliance UK’s newborn screening patient charter sets out why the UK should extend its programme - and establish a pilot for genome sequencing at birth

Assessing younger patients' understanding of genomics

HEE genomics research fellow Celine Lewis talks about a new measure to assess young people’s understanding of genomics

Genomics and PCOS

The discovery of new gene variants associated with polycystic ovary syndrome will lead to better understanding and open up the possibility of targeted treatment  

News articles


New journal article and films highlight progress in genomics

The power and pitfalls of applying genomics in clinical genetics today are explored in a newly published piece in Clinical Medicine journal

Events


Cityscape of Berlin

European Society of Human Genetics

At the ESHG 2020 meeting, learn more about what is at the forefront of human genetics both scientifically and technologically

Royal College of Physicians Annual Conference 2020

The sixth Royal College of Physicians annual conference, Medicine 2020, takes place in Birmingham on 23–24 April 2020.
Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Svenska Mässan

ESHG: European Society of Human Genetics Conference

ESHG 2019 will provide an overview of the latest cutting-edge developments in genetic science and an ideal opportunity to develop new contacts.