It all comes down to what decision is being made based upon a person’s genetics.
“A genetic counsellor is like air conditioning. When you do not have it, you do not realise you are missing […]
In the past Genomics has faced a lot of controversy, particularly in relation to eugenics. Even today, applications of genomics, […]
The term “genomics” was first coined in 1986 by Tom Roderick, a geneticist from The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, […]
“Genomics is crowding out ways of reducing inequality” is just one of the overarching messages of the latest report by […]
Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]
In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney tells the stories of two women – one a scientist fascinated […]
What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]
Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.