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/2019/07/DNA-scientists-banner.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2019-07-23 11:24:452019-07-23 11:24:45Understanding pleiotropy
We explore one of the many phenomena that show genomics to be far more complex than the ‘one gene per characteristic’ rule
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/mitochondria.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2019-07-15 15:59:212019-07-15 15:59:21Meet the mitochondria
You’ve heard of the genome – our complete set of DNA – but do you know about mitochondrial DNA and its relevance to health?
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/pharmacogenomics.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2019-07-09 14:26:402019-07-15 15:39:11Pharmacogenomics: mechanisms of action
We know that different people react differently to drugs. But how does this actually happen? And where does genomics come in?
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/pharma-2019-06-26.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2019-06-26 10:29:182019-08-22 11:07:21Pharmacogenomics: three challenges to the NHS
Last week we explored the promise of pharmacogenomics in the health service, but there are good reasons why it will take time to implement
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The GEP has developed a cross-professional framework to support…
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Woman-with-DNA_1350x450px.jpg 450 1350 Charlotte Murray /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Charlotte Murray2019-09-06 10:22:122019-09-16 16:22:34Genomes, whole genome sequencing and the genomics team
Three new introductory films explore why we want to know about genomes, how whole genome sequencing is used in key areas, and who makes up the genomics team
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/clinical-genetics.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2019-07-18 15:00:522019-09-16 16:21:46New 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
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/GP-with-patient-1350x450px.jpg 450 1350 Aine Kelly /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Aine Kelly2019-07-05 06:45:052019-09-16 16:21:07New guidance for clinicians on the ethics of genomic testing
Fully revised guide offers clinicians practical advice around consent and confidentiality when supporting patients through genomic testing
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Audience-faculty-community-1350x450px.jpg 450 1350 Charlotte Murray /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Charlotte Murray2019-08-07 10:35:212019-08-19 14:34:11Everything you wanted to know about genomics but were afraid to ask
Progress Educational Trust, in partnership with the GEP, is hosting a public discussion event about genomics at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester