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Pharmacogenetic testing could save millions

According to new research from the University of East Anglia in collaboration with Boots UK and Leiden University, four million […]

Representative sampling method improves the genetic testing for cancer treatment

A wholistic tumour sampling method developed by researchers from The Francis Crick Institute, Roche, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation […]

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 […]

Genetic Association Study of Mild Covid-19 Reveals Protective Variants

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper has been published in Nature Genetics exploring the genetic associations of mild […]

A Spotlight On: Genetic Counsellors and Adapting Services – Beth Coad, Principal Genetic Counsellor

Beth Coad is a Principal Genetic Counsellor at St George’s Hospital in London. She is also a part-time Honorary Clinical […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Prioritized Based on Genetics?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Evidence suggests that a person’s genetic make-up may be at least partly responsible for […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Genetics of Speech and Language – Dianne Newbury, Senior Lecturer

Dr Dianne Newbury is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Dianne’s research focusses on speech and […]

Many pathogenic genetic variants carry low risk of disease

The team behind a new study has found that many pathogenic genetic variants have a low risk of causing disease. […]

Gene therapy could reverse a genetic form of hearing loss

A novel gene delivery technique that has been found to restore hearing in mice could be used to deliver other […]

AI has been used to rapidly diagnose critically ill patients with rare genetic diseases

Recently, researchers used Fabric GEM, an artificial intelligence algorithm, to detect disease causing variants in newborns and rare disease patients […]