Recent developments show how genetic insight can help to combat the 'forgotten plague' that continues to kill

Satishkumar Krishnan, one of our funded students on the Master’s in Genomic Medicine, tells of his experience and motivation.

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The University of Exeter Medical School is launching a new, free, online course using its diabetes expertise to illustrate the clinical application of genomics

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Doctor Imran Rafi talks about his experience as a funded student on our new Master’s in Genomic Medicine at Cambridge University

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Studies of the genome and epigenetics are revealing influences that can extend or accelerate lifespan

Sir Bruce Keogh recently confirmed the NHS’s commitment to moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach to healthcare towards a future of precision medicine. But how do we get there?

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The future of the NHS will be a personalised medicine service with genomics at its core, according to a new strategy adopted by NHS England

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Over the past century, huge advances have been made in bioengineering. But what can genomics bring to the table?

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There are more than 6,000 rare diseases, and this number is steadily increasing because genetic research is beginning to explain disease patterns that we did not understand before.

While genomics alone may not generate a diagnosis or wide-scale treatment, it may help us better understand psychiatric disorders

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A major US study has shown that non-invasive prenatal testing performs better than invasive methods, but what about the UK?

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As the first patients are set to be recruited to the main study this month: what are the truths and myths about this Project?

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Rare disease diagnoses made for two of the families involved in the 100,000 Genomes Project

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While screening at birth targets very rare diseases, this early diagnosis can have huge benefits for the small number of affected babies

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