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Developmental disorder variants found in non-coding genome

This week, we explore new findings that link variants in the non-coding region of the genome to developmental disorders
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NHS to launch Innovative Medicines Fund

We look at an initiative that could change the lives of people with rare diseases by giving them access to cutting-edge treatments
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New platform to strengthen researcher-patient link

We explore how the platform will benefit its users and the steps in place to make sure it is ethical

SCID gene therapy trial publishes results

This week, we look at a significant breakthrough for the treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency
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DTC testing: time to step in?

As DTC testing becomes more accessible and popular than ever, we ask whether more regulatory work could – and should – be done 
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Start the conversation: genomics in health visiting

As part of this year's #GenomicsConversation week, we talk to Sally Shillaker about the vital role genomics plays in health visiting practice

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

Genomics in practice: ‘Nurses have a big role!’

In our first #GenomicsConversation Q&A, we speak with inherited cardiac conditions nurse Tootie Bueser about how genomics is shaping nursing practice

Day in the life: genetic diabetes nurse

As part of our #GenomicsConversation week, Anita Murphy talks about how a patient’s genetic information can transform their diabetes care
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New gene therapy launches in the UK

Baby Arthur becomes one of the first children to benefit from the landmark SMA treatment after NHS launch

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Funded course for nurses looking to build their genomic skills

Nurses keen to learn about genomics and counselling can apply…