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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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The government has set out its vision for how the UK will harness the power and potential of genomics for the benefit of patients. Here are the top highlights
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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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New genomic research could shed light on the cause of two life-limiting neurodegenerative conditions and provide targets for potential therapies and treatments
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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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These handy factsheets are perfect for clinicians as an introduction to or a refresher on a range of genetic conditions
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Funded learning opportunities are available for nurses on this new introductory online course