Blog articles


Reducing stroke risk with a genetic test

NHS Tayside introduces UK's first routine genetic test for stroke patients, estimated to bring improved outcomes to thousands of patients each year

Detecting cancer predisposition: finding the balance

This week, we weigh up the potential advantages and challenges of wider genomic testing for identifying cancer

The Genomics Conversation: What matters to patients

The GEP recently met with patients and their relatives to talk about their experiences of genomic testing and the key insights they want healthcare professionals to know

Rapid genomic test helps prevent newborn hearing loss

We look at how rapid pharmacogenomic testing is helping save the hearing – and lives – of newborn babies
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Polygenic scores and PGT: a problematic pairing

We explore a new type of test hitting the headlines and ask whether it could ever be approved for UK clinics

Mystery variant doubles Covid-19 severity

But how was it found, and could it help open up new avenues for treatment?

Polygenic score pilot for heart disease begins

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

News articles


Learn and share: join our course evaluation panel

Be one of the first to complete and review our new online course for clinicians unfamiliar with requesting genomic testing
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Explore genomics in health visiting

Health visitors can start or continue their genomics learning…

Master’s in Genomic Medicine: 2022/23 funding opens

The funding application process is now live for Master’s-level CPPD modules and qualifications in genomics at partner universities

Taking action on Rare Disease Day 2022

The Genomics Education Programme releases new awareness-raising resources and supports the launch of a new action plan for rare disease in England

Events


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Next Steps for genomics in the UK

This conference will discuss the next steps for genomics in the UK.