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Epilepsy and the genome

We know that epilepsy can have a genetic cause, but there is still much to discover. We explore findings from two new studies to learn more
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Screening the healthy for monogenic variants

As the NHS moves towards a preventative healthcare strategy, will genomic screening for healthy people become more common?
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Cell-free DNA: detecting disease

We look at how cfDNA could be used to diagnose LMD – a life-threatening condition that is currently difficult to detect

NHS targets better diabetes care with genomic testing

New initiative aims to find thousands of people with a rare, inherited form of diabetes

Newborn screening: time for a genomic approach?

This week, we explore how genomics could help expand the newborn screening programme to test for many more genetic conditions

PCR: more than just a Covid test

An old friend has been thrust into the limelight. We take a look at how PCR works and its place in Covid testing and beyond
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DTC testing: time to step in?

As DTC testing becomes more accessible and popular than ever, we ask whether more regulatory work could – and should – be done 

Day in the life: genetic diabetes nurse

As part of our #GenomicsConversation week, Anita Murphy talks about how a patient’s genetic information can transform their diabetes care

Genome UK: the first steps in a grand plan

The UK wants to create the world's most advanced genomic healthcare system, with education and training a key component. Here’s what’s in store for 2021/22

News articles


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Delve into whole genome sequencing

Join us this October for a deep dive into this revolutionary genomic test and learn how it is being used to benefit patients
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Genomics in your Practice: a health and social care survey

Make your voice count and join other medical professionals to inform future training and education plans in genomics