https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/neonatal-WES.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2020-02-27 15:48:592020-03-02 15:05:17What is whole exome sequencing?
Following the recent NHS announcement that WES will be used for critically ill babies and children, we explore what it is and the benefits it could bring
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As the government declares the coronavirus "a serious and imminent threat", we examine what genomic sequencing has revealed so far about 2019-nCoV
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A new study into metastatic cancers highlights the significant potential for WGS in deepening understanding of the disease and improving treatment options
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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
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/T-cells-1350x450px.jpg 450 1350 Aine Kelly /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Aine Kelly2019-10-23 11:31:312019-10-23 11:32:42Genomics, 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
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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
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A look at the application of genomic sequencing in the management, and potential prevention, of an infectious outbreak
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The ability to accurately sequence large sections of DNA is important in some areas of healthcare, and is enabling progress in others
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/newborn-baby-feet-1350x450.jpg 450 1350 Aine Kelly /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Aine Kelly2019-08-28 17:15:032019-08-28 17:15:03Newborn 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
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Child-teen-clinician-1350x450.jpg 450 1350 Aine Kelly /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Aine Kelly2019-08-21 15:14:482019-08-21 15:16:21Assessing younger patients' understanding of genomics
HEE genomics research fellow Celine Lewis talks about a new measure to assess young people’s understanding of genomics
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Ovaries-1350x450px.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2019-08-05 13:01:322019-08-05 15:06:08Genomics 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
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The Festival of Genomics London is the UK’s largest genomics event where people from all corners of the genomics industry meet to learn and share expertise.