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This week, we explore how genomics could help expand the newborn screening programme to test for many more genetic conditions
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This week, we explore new findings that link variants in the non-coding region of the genome to developmental disorders
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This week, we look at a significant breakthrough for the treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency
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As part of this year's #GenomicsConversation week, we talk to Sally Shillaker about the vital role genomics plays in health visiting practice
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This week, we look at a common condition – asthma – and the role our genome plays in its onset
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Baby Arthur becomes one of the first children to benefit from the landmark SMA treatment after NHS launch
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NHS England has made a deal on a new, life-saving treatment for the most severe form of the condition
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A new study has found the first ever polygenic cause for diabetes in children younger than six months of age
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The benefits of involving young people in genome sequencing decision making are explored by GEP fellow Dr Celine Lewis in her recently published study
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Could genome sequencing replace the blood spot test? We review the potential benefits and drawbacks of a more direct approach to screening
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Following the recent NHS announcement that WES will be used for critically ill babies and children, we explore what it is and the benefits it could bring
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Learn more about this new, revolutionary test with our free, flexible, online course, which explores how it works and how it can benefit patients.