In the first article from a new series, STP trainee Alice Coulson looks at the invaluable role of genetic counselling in today’s health service

Four years on from the government’s rare disease strategy, its implementation plan has been published. Here’s our summary of the key areas of focus

Genomics is a complex topic for beginners, but this introductory course is designed to demystify the technology and translate the terminology

Your earlobe shape was thought to be controlled by a single gene – until genome sequencing revealed otherwise. What other misconceptions will be uncovered?

We asked three wise men and women to tell us what they think 2018 will bring for genomics in healthcare

Non-invasive prenatal testing will be rolled out in the NHS next year. But how does it work? And what are the benefits?

News stories in biomedicine are being dominated by genome editing, Crispr and other methods. So what's it all about, and what might it mean for healthcare?

Dementia is a major healthcare issue in ageing western societies. What do we know about the biological basis of memory that could combat this?

Patients in London and Manchester the first to benefit from methods to better predict, prevent and treat breast cancer, with aims to roll out nationally

Experimental procedure has potential for treating several metabolic disorders, but the long-term risks are yet to be fully understood

Event showcases the important and inspirational work taking place within a large and diverse genomic medicine centre

The new partnership has been working to develop educational activities for students based around genomic medicine

A new informal way to enhance and improve understanding of genetics and genomics and their application in healthcare

A week of coordinated activities to showcase exciting new developments in the use of DNA sequencing in healthcare

 

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