Blog articles


Back to the future of ophthalmology: 5 predictions

We take a look back at a bold paper published in 1999, 'Ophthalmology in the post-genomic era' to see how accurate its authors' predictions really were

Long-read sequencing: the next next generation?

The ability to accurately sequence large sections of DNA is important in some areas of healthcare, and is enabling progress in others

Newborn screening: time to expand the list?

Genetic Alliance UK’s newborn screening patient charter sets out why the UK should extend its programme - and establish a pilot for genome sequencing at birth

Assessing younger patients' understanding of genomics

HEE genomics research fellow Celine Lewis talks about a new measure to assess young people’s understanding of genomics

Meet the mitochondria

You’ve heard of the genome – our complete set of DNA – but do you know about mitochondrial DNA and its relevance to health?

Family matters: Top tips for drawing a genetic pedigree

Genetic counsellor Megan Roberts shares her dos, don’ts and top tips for health professionals taking and drawing a patient’s family history

News articles


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

Events


Cityscape of Berlin

European Society of Human Genetics

At the ESHG 2020 meeting, learn more about what is at the forefront of human genetics both scientifically and technologically

Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 RCM annual conference is a UK-wide annual event for all midwives and professionals with an interest in maternity services.
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Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2019

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.