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How genetics and technology could increase human longevity

Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]

A look inside a rapid exome sequencing lab

The ability to sequence a patient’s genome can be an invaluable tool in healthcare, especially as we move towards more […]

How much is your genetic data worth?

Recently, we have been posting about the changes in user perceptions on the way genetic data is owned, handled, and […]

The benefits of using genomics in clinical trials

Genomics has the potential to improve efficacy of drugs and accelerate precision healthcare, but one area with the biggest potential […]

Opinion: We should increase education of genomics in our curriculum

Genomics is a hugely powerful tool and the general population should know about it!

First gene catalogue of human vaginal microbiome created

The catalogue, Human Vaginal Non-Redundant gene catalogue (VIRGO), has been released publicly and can be used to facilitate an in-depth understanding of how the vaginal micro-organisms affect women’s health

Enabling Precision medicine for everyone: New pharmacogenomics solution launched in the US

The PGx program is an industry-first solution that will protect patients from being prescribed ineffective or harmful drugs.

Machine learning identifies epigenetic markers of Schizophrenia

We know from twin studies that Schizophrenia carries a 80% heritability risk, but haven’t yet managed to deduce exact genetic […]

Foundations for AI are “Critical” to our Continued Success – Interview with Dr Paul Agapow, AstraZeneca

FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I am currently a Health Informatics Director at AstraZeneca. I started my […]

Interview with Dr Gemma Chandratillake, Education & Training Lead, Cambridge University Hospital

Dr Gemma Chandratillake is the Education and Training Lead for the East Midlands and East of England NHS Genomic Laboratory Hub.