Blog articles


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Transcriptomics and mental illness

We look beyond the genome to find out how RNA can impact on the presentation of psychiatric conditions
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Keeping genes in mind: genomics and mental illness

UCL Genetics Institute honorary professor and psychiatrist David Curtis explains the challenge of understanding mental illnesses like schizophrenia, and how recent advances in genomics could have a real impact on clinical practice

Dementia, lifestyle and the genome

A new study provides evidence that when it comes to dementia, it isn’t all in the genes...

Molecular memories: is genomics key to a dementia cure?

Dementia is a major healthcare issue in ageing western societies. What do we know about the biological basis of memory that could combat this?

Unravelling genetic risk of schizophrenia

Recent research provides substantial and surprising evidence of the genetic effect on mental health 

News articles


New genomics initiatives coming to primary care

New initiatives launching next month will focus on improving…

Alzheimer’s Society event: Is dementia inherited?

Find out how genetics and lifestyle can contribute to dementia at this event in London on 20th July

Events


Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2021

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.
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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.
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Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2019

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.
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Primary Care and Public Health 2022

Primary Care and Public Health is a key annual conference for all primary care and allied health professionals.

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.