Professor Dame Sally Davies calls on NHS to make genome sequencing standard

Chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, has called for whole genome sequencing to eventually become as standard as blood tests and biopsies for people with cancer, rare diseases and infections. In her annual report ‘Generation Genomes’ Professor Davies outlines how genomic sequencing could result in more personalised treatment for patients and faster diagnoses for […]

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Genomics BoxED education programme goes on tour

The genomics education kits (BoxEDs), developed by the West of England Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC) and the University of the West of England (UWE), will be available at several education and science festivals this summer. The team will be at the following events: Keynsham Festival of Nature on Sunday, 18 June 2017 Bath Festival of Nature […]

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