Blog articles


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New platform to strengthen researcher-patient link

We explore how the platform will benefit its users and the steps in place to make sure it is ethical

Genomics in the NHS

This #GenomicsConversation week, we look at the genomics landscape in the UK today and the 10-year plan for the future
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Why mRNA vaccines aren't gene therapies

We bust another Covid-19 myth – this time about how mRNA vaccines work – in our latest blog post
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Global genomes sequenced in new study

Genomic datasets are widely used by researchers, but are they representative enough? We look at recent research that aims to shift the balance
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NHS launches new polygenic scores trial for heart disease

A new approach in personalised medicine aims to use genomics to improve risk prediction for cardiovascular disease
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Are we there yet? Genome sequencing turns 20

We look back on two decades of genome sequencing and explore four areas where continued progress could provide future breakthroughs

New gene therapy hubs announced

A network of ‘innovation hubs’ are set to advance the clinical development of novel gene therapy treatments in the UK

New genomic data studies launch to combat Covid-19

How can genomic data help in the fight against coronavirus? We look at the pros and cons of two new approaches

Rapid exome sequencing: a look inside the lab

Clinical scientist Dr Julia Baptista explains what – and who – is involved when the NHS sequences the DNA from all an individual’s 20,000 protein-coding genes

Coronavirus and the human genome

A new nationwide study will sequence and analyse NHS patients’ genomes as part of the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak

News articles


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

Events


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Festival of Genomics 2022

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.