Blog articles


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

It's time to learn more about whole genome sequencing

Our free, flexible and newly updated course explores how it works and how it will be used to benefit patients in the new Genomic Medicine Service

Events


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.
Houston Conference Centre

American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting 2019

The 69th annual meeting of the ASHG will feature presentations by the world’s leading geneticists, along with a range of workshops and sessions.

Festival of Genomics 2020

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.