Blog articles


Genomics: combating coronavirus

In the second of two articles focusing on the recent coronavirus outbreak, we explore how genomics is being put to use in diagnosis and treatment

What can genomics tell us about the coronavirus?

As the government declares the coronavirus "a serious and imminent threat", we examine what genomic sequencing has revealed so far about 2019-nCoV

Genomics, MRSA and the single-letter switch

A change to a single base of an individual’s DNA has been linked to an increased ability to successfully clear an MRSA infection

Genomics and listeria

A look at the application of genomic sequencing in the management, and potential prevention, of an infectious outbreak

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
Fertilisation IVF

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

News articles


Genomes, 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

Events


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Royal College of Nursing Congress 2021

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.
Manchester Central Complex

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.