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Arbitrary age limits on ALS genetic testing means many patients go missed

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. A new study in the journal Brain has found that as many as 98% […]

Integrating genetic testing into eHealth could save clinicians’ time

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. A new study published in Genetics in Medicine has shown that integrating genetic testing […]

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 biomarker profile defined for hard-to-diagnose Lyme disease

Lyme disease is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed – here we report that there may finally be a genetic biomarker profile […]

Searching in the dark: The role of epigenetics in cancer development

New research, led by scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, the Human Technopole in Milan, and Queen Mary University […]

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 […]