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The UK is developing a new approach to patient-centric precision medicine research

Sano Genetics, Zetta Genomics and Genomics England have partnered to develop a novel system to allow rare disease patients and […]

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 disadvantages to integrating genomics into clinical trials

Last week, we wrote a blog post on the benefits of integrating genomics into clinical trials, such as improved methods […]

Genomics against COVID-19: A summary

Last week, we asked the genomics community how they were shifting their focus to help fight the novel coronavirus. We […]

Gene therapy: The what, the how and the ethics

What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]

Opinion: It’s not just what, it’s also who – potential causes of the drop in the DTC market

A recent survey evaluated the evolving public views on the value of their genetic data, and how they expect genomic databases to […]

“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.

Opinion: We should increase education of genomics in our curriculum

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

Ethical Piece: Eugenics and Where to Draw The Line

It all comes down to what decision is being made based upon a person’s genetics.

Shareable Science: COVID-19 Q&A Session

As headlines trumpet the continued spread of COVID-19, the wall-to-wall coverage has generated a secondary outbreak of breathless hype, misinformation and anxiety.