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NHS launches sight-saving NIPT test

A new genomic test can identify babies at risk of a rare form of eye cancer with almost 100% accuracy
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Polygenic scores and PGT: a problematic pairing

We explore a new type of test hitting the headlines and ask whether it could ever be approved for UK clinics
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Flash forward: genomics in 2022

In our second end-of-year roundup, we look ahead to three areas of genomics likely to spark discussion in the coming year

Genomics in practice: ‘Midwives should explore opportunities’

In our third Q&A for the #GenomicsConversation, we talk to midwife Charlotte Rose about why she was inspired to build her career in genomics
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Prenatal genomics - an overview

What role can genomics play before a baby is born? We break down the screening and testing options available now – from traditional methods to new technologies
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Genomics in practice: obstetrics and gynaecology

Dr Edward Morris explains the important role played by genomics in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology - and its impact on patient care

What is NIPD?

Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis can provide vital information about a pregnancy, but when should the technique be used, and how does it differ from NIPT?

Genomics in 2018: 3 key predictions

We asked three wise men and women to tell us what they think 2018 will bring for genomics in healthcare

What is NIPT?

Non-invasive prenatal testing will be rolled out in the NHS next year. But how does it work? And what are the benefits?

A genomic tool for better antenatal care

New report from maternity care trial puts focus on potential implementation of prenatal testing into the NHS

News articles


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Genomics 101: Discover the role of genomics in healthcare

Curious about genomics but not sure where to start? Try our collection of free, short introductory online courses

New journal article and films highlight progress in genomics

The power and pitfalls of applying genomics in clinical genetics today are explored in a newly published piece in Clinical Medicine journal