Blog articles


Genomics and antimicrobial resistance

Already put to use in the worldwide search for new antimicrobial agents, genomics can also contribute to better targeted treatment 

Infectious diseases and the race to diagnosis

Researchers are exploring new techniques to tackle serious infectious diseases, and contain an outbreak before it becomes an epidemic

HIV and the genome

Genome editing has not been without controversies, but some studies suggest it may hold the cure for patients living with HIV
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Birth of world’s first gene-edited babies sparks outcry

Why is the procedure so controversial, what are the risks, and could it ever happen in the UK? We take a look at the key issues

Tuberculosis: genome sequencing and new treatment

TB cases are falling worldwide, but with hard-to-treat strains more prevalent than ever, how can genomics help? And what’s new on the treatment horizon?

Sequencing the enemy: the genomics of infectious diseases

It’s not just human genomes that interest us in healthcare – the genomes of infective organisms can help us identify, track and prevent infection

News articles


Nurses and midwives: prepare for the NHS roll-out of whole genome sequencing

Carry forward your week of action pledge to learn more about genomics and its practical applications in healthcare by joining our flexible online course

Public health in the genomics era

At our recent masterclass, speakers and participants explored the benefits and challenges that genomics will bring to the public health arena 

Genomics debated at the RCGP annual conference

Lively discussion around genomics in primary care at leading GP event 

Events


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Royal College of Nursing Congress 2020

The RCN Congress is a key annual event in the nursing calendar and provides a forum for nursing practitioners to meet, learn, develop and share best practice.
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NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo 2019

The NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo 2019 is focused on bringing the NHS Long Term Plan to life.

NHS Confederation 2019

This year, NHS Confederation will focus on the future of the NHS and healthcare and this theme will be supported by many new conference strands.