Blog articles


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Motor neurone disease: Could gene therapies be the answer?

New clinical studies hope to use genomics to improve treatment of and even find a cure for motor neurone disease
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Haemophilia: Have we found a cure?

A new gene therapy for treating this rare condition has shown success at clinical trial

PPP rare diseases report: Five things we learned

We round up the key genomics points from the latest Public Policy Projects report
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NICE approves world-first MLD therapy

We explore a new gene therapy for a rare, fatal condition that affects young children
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Lupus and the genome

A groundbreaking study has shed light on how some people may inherit autoimmune conditions

Inversions explained

We dive into inversions, how they impact on health and what new research has revealed about their role in the genome
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Repeat after me: what are repeat expansion disorders?

We learn how repeating sequences in our DNA can impact on health and how genome sequencing can make a diagnostic difference

News articles


Genomics in the NHS: A clinician’s guide to genomic testing for rare disease

Join our new two-week online course for a practical guide to the genomic testing process for rare disease

Genomics course for nurses and midwives: funded places now available

Nurses and midwives keen to learn about genomics can apply to join this popular introductory course delivered online by the University of the West of England

Events


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Festival of Genomics 2023

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.

Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference 2022

The 2022 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 2022

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