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Now the BBC series has wrapped up, we revisit some genomics talking points and think about what may have been left out by the producers and why
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NHS England has made a deal on a new, life-saving treatment for the most severe form of the condition
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Promising new cancer treatments are emerging, but how does genomics help us identify the patients who need them?
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We explore one type of epigenetic modification, its function in our genome and the rare conditions that have been linked to it
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What role can genomics play before a baby is born? We break down the screening and testing options available now – from traditional methods to new technologies
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A new study by GEP fellow Niamh Appleby has found potential pathways and targets for the treatment of Richter’s syndrome – an aggressive form of adult leukaemia
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In the second part of our review of the year’s genomic highlights, we look at the breakthroughs that are helping patients with rare disease and cancer
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A new study has found the first ever polygenic cause for diabetes in children younger than six months of age
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Scientists have discovered a new rare and deadly inflammatory disease in men, but how did genomics lead them to it?
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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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Curious about genomics but not sure where to start? Try our collection of free, short introductory online courses