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WINGS: New genetics service takes flight

A new genetics service known as WINGS (Wales Infants’ and Children’s Genome Service) was launched last week. The service aims […]

Data shows incidental findings most frequent in cancer risk genes

A study using Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network have tracked the frequency and type of secondary or incidental findings […]

“Our geneticist could only find three published articles about the GRIN1 gene at the time” – Interview with Jillian Hastings Ward, Chair of the Participant Panel at Genomics England

Jillian Hastings Ward is Chair of the Participant Panel at Genomics England. The Panel acts as an advisory body to the Genomics England board to ensure that the data collected by the 100,000 Genomes Project is being used for the best interests of the participants.

FoG 2020 Presentation Rona Strawbridge, University of Glasgow: Genetics of suicidal behaviour: novel findings, relation to psychiatric disorders and impact on completed suicid

Since completing my PhD, I have been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases. Much of my career has […]

Embedding genomics into nursing practice

A recent article in the Nursing Times has emphasised the necessity for embedding genomics into mainstream clinical nursing practice. 2020 […]

UK roll out of rapid COVID-19 tests

The UK Department of Health and Social Care announced on Monday that it will roll out two new rapid COVID-19 […]

An impact study on the rare disease community: a call to action

Jo Balfour, one of the founding members and current Operations Manager at Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN), has collaborated with […]

Researchers have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of the largest and most complex CRISPR-Cas system known to date

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of one of the most complex […]

How to: perform polygenic risk score analysis

A recent article published in Nature Protocols highlights key issues related to polygenic risk score analyses and provides a starting […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Sickness and susceptibility – the ancient war between genes and disease

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, […]