Blog articles


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

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

Key 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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Keeping genes in mind: genomics and mental illness

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

Covid-19: what’s in the genes?

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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RNA-based therapies: two types explained

What are RNA therapies and how are they used? We compare the two licensed types – antisense and RNA interference – to find out more

Genome UK: making the genomic dream a reality

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

News articles


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From niche to necessity: genomics in routine care

The GEP will launch a new webinar series to support nurses, midwives and health visitors to learn more about genomics and how it can help in practice.

Master’s in Genomic Medicine: 2021/22 funding opens

The funding application process is now live for Master’s-level CPPD modules and qualifications in genomics at partner universities
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Genomics 101: Discover the role of genomics in healthcare

Curious about genomics but not sure where to start? Try our collection of free, short introductory online courses
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Twitterchat: What role does popular culture play in healthcare?

During this chat we would like to explore some of the common themes, myths and misconceptions perpetuated by popular culture around genetics and genomics 

Events


Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference 2021

The 2021 RCM annual conference is a UK-wide annual event for all midwives and professionals with an interest in maternity services.