https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Test-tube-DNA_1350x450-1.jpg 450 1350 Louise Summerling /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Louise Summerling2022-12-16 10:00:412022-11-23 16:47:12How accurate are genomic tests?
We outline five key things to consider when answering the common patient question, “How accurate is this genomic test?”
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Covid19_1350x400.jpg 450 1350 Louise Summerling /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Louise Summerling2022-10-14 15:57:012022-10-21 16:54:28Confirmed: Covid-19 vaccine response depends on our genes
New research has revealed that the efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccine depends on our genome
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Hepatitis-blog_Virus_49093240_900px.jpg 301 899 Louise Summerling /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Louise Summerling2022-09-02 14:58:452022-10-07 11:51:54The mysterious rise of hepatitis: Could genes be to blame?
An unexpected virus and genomic variant combination has been linked to a rise in hepatitis cases in children
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Inflammation_1350x450.jpg 450 1350 Ben Armstrong /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Ben Armstrong2022-06-01 16:29:262022-06-01 16:29:26Lupus and the genome
A groundbreaking study has shed light on how some people may inherit autoimmune conditions
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We explore the link between our mental and physical health by looking at results from a recent genome-wide association study
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Chromosome-helix_1350x450.jpg 450 1350 Ben Armstrong /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Ben Armstrong2021-03-12 16:27:152021-03-12 16:27:15Haplotypes: a cut-out-and-keep guide
Although ‘haplo' means 'simple', the science can be anything but. Find out what’s hap-pening with haplotypes in our guide
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Fetal-DNA_1350x850px.jpg 450 1350 Ben Armstrong /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Ben Armstrong2020-11-27 16:46:302021-03-10 14:46:31‘New’ de novo variants linked to developmental disorders
How do gene variants affect our health? We look at a recent study that has newly identified 28 genes associated with developmental disorders
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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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Can we use genomics to accurately predict the development of cancer in those with precursor conditions? We look at newly published results from a 15-year study to find out
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New genomic research could shed light on the cause of two life-limiting neurodegenerative conditions and provide targets for potential therapies and treatments
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Everyone has unique variants in their genome - and many are harmless - but which types can have an impact on our health and how do they occur?
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/GMS-Intro-course-image-1350-x-450.jpg 450 1350 Charlotte Murray /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Charlotte Murray2021-07-26 12:00:232021-10-28 15:36:00Facilitating genomic testing: new courses and resources
Are you accessing genomic testing for the first time? Try our new collection of online learning designed to prepare health professionals offering a genomic test to patients