https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/data-2.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2020-12-31 10:58:422021-03-10 14:33:05Key genomic technologies of 2020: fighting Covid-19
In the first of two articles reflecting on this year, we look at how genomics became central to tackling an unprecedented global pandemic
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UCL Genetics Institute honorary professor and psychiatrist David Curtis explains the challenge of understanding mental illnesses like schizophrenia, and how recent advances in genomics could have a real impact on clinical practice
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We take a look at the latest developments in our understanding of the role of the human genome when it comes to disease severity
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What are RNA therapies and how are they used? We compare the two licensed types – antisense and RNA interference – to find out more
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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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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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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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A newly published study could mark a major milestone in understanding the microbiome and the role in can play in disease development
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Curious about genomics but not sure where to start? Try our collection of free, short introductory online courses
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During this chat we would like to explore some of the common themes, myths and misconceptions perpetuated by popular culture around genetics and genomics
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Learn about the fundamentals of genomics and its impact on healthcare in our collection of introductory courses
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The funding application process is now live for Master’s-level CPPD modules and qualifications in genomics at partner universities