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FoG 2020 Presentation Lisa Hughes, Cambridge University Hospital: Non-Invasive Genetic Testing in Pregnancy: Lessons From Genetic Counselling Practice

Lisa obtained a BSc in Biology with Sociology then trained as a paediatric nurse, working in London and Australia. She […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Bev Speight, Cambridge University Hospital: Evolution of Genetic Counselling For Hereditary Ovarian Cancer

Bev completed a BSc in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, followed by experience in research and teaching before undertaking an MSc […]

Genetic counsellors: The Charles Xaviers of our universe

“A genetic counsellor is like air conditioning. When you do not have it, you do not realise you are missing […]

Rare, Well Done: Progress and challenges in rare genetic disorders

In the latest episode of the Genetics Society’s ‘Genetics Unzipped’ podcast, Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the […]

How will genetic technologies change reproductive decision-making?

An article published in the European Journal of Human Genetics has explored views on how new genetic technologies may change […]

Opportunistic Genomic Screening: How much do we really want to know?

When an individual undergoes genomic screening, the opportunity arises to further review their genomic data in the future. This is […]

DNA Today Podcast: DTC Series wrap up

DNA Today has just wrapped up their second series of 2020, exploring the landscape of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing over […]

Clinical utility of exome sequencing in pregnancy loss

A recent study, published in Genetics in Medicine, has explored the clinical utility of exome sequencing for detecting monogenic aetiology […]

Myths and facts

Fake news and misinformation within medicine and healthcare is a serious problem. The advent and popularisation of social media has […]

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]