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Mitochondrial diseases are overwhelmingly genetic in origin, so why are gene therapies so difficult to develop? We take a deep dive to find out more.
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As whole genome sequencing becomes more accessible, our understanding of rare disease is advancing at speed. We look at the latest findings from two NHS studies.
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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?
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Recent tests have established a potential cure for sickle cell disease and beta thalassaemia by using genome editing on bone marrow stem cells
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Guest author Dr Christine Patch explains the challenges in supporting patients with rare disease during the pandemic, as well as the opportunities that may arise
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In her latest book Lisa Mullan explains the genetic basis of sickle cell disease in an entertaining way for older children and adults
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As part of this year’s #GenomicsConversation, guest author Leanne LeRiche shares her family’s experience of genomic testing, and the vital role that nurses play
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Funded learning opportunities are available for nurses on this new introductory online course
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The Festival of Genomics London is the UK’s largest genomics event where people from all corners of the genomics industry meet to learn and share expertise.
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The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.
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The 2020 RCM annual conference is a UK-wide annual event for all midwives and professionals with an interest in maternity services.