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Polygenic score pilot for heart disease begins

NHS launches innovative genomic testing project that could help revolutionise heart disease identification and prevention
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Flash forward: genomics in 2022

In our second end-of-year roundup, we look ahead to three areas of genomics likely to spark discussion in the coming year

Diagnosing mitochondrial conditions: a WGS breakthrough

Mitochondrial conditions can be difficult to diagnose – but why, and how can genomic technology help?

GEP fellow publishes RNA splicing study

Jamie Ellingford and his co-authors explore the potential of computational tools to help us learn more about the messages our genes create

Epilepsy and the genome

We know that epilepsy can have a genetic cause, but there is still much to discover. We explore findings from two new studies to learn more
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New data diversity initiative launches

This week, we look at a transformative programme that aims to rapidly make genomic datasets more representative
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Screening the healthy for monogenic variants

As the NHS moves towards a preventative healthcare strategy, will genomic screening for healthy people become more common?

Newborn screening: time for a genomic approach?

This week, we explore how genomics could help expand the newborn screening programme to test for many more genetic conditions
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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

News articles


A toolkit to support nurse educators

A new resource to help educators deliver genomics education to pre- and post-registration nurses

Master’s in Genomic Medicine: 2022/23 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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Delve into whole genome sequencing

Join us this October for a deep dive into this revolutionary genomic test and learn how it is being used to benefit patients