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As whole genome sequencing becomes more accessible, our understanding of rare disease is advancing at speed. We look at the latest findings from two NHS studies.
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How can genomic data help in the fight against coronavirus? We look at the pros and cons of two new approaches
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Clinical scientist Dr Julia Baptista explains what – and who – is involved when the NHS sequences the DNA from all an individual’s 20,000 protein-coding genes
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A new nationwide study will sequence and analyse NHS patients’ genomes as part of the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak
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Recent studies on sepsis show that genomics could hold the key to faster diagnosis and treatment, as well as understanding why it occurs
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In the second part of our Covid-19 special, we look at the genomic science and technology behind a new UK consortium to improve understanding of the virus
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In the first of a two-part article, we look at how the NHS is teaming up with academia, researchers and public health agencies to combat Covid-19 with genomics
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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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The funding application process is now live for Master’s-level CPPD modules and qualifications in genomics at partner universities
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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.