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Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in science, policy and health
Blog Biomarkers and cancer precision medicine
17 August 2022
A set of consensus statements on the use of biomarkers in cancer research and treatment were released this month. We discuss what these mean.
Blog Are data trusts trustworthy?
3 August 2022
Data it vital to health innovation but there remains a common feeling of mistrust in those who hold that data. Why?
Blog Sequencing monkeypox
25 July 2022
Over the weekend the WHO declared the monkeypox outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern”.
Blog Host genomics beyond the pandemic
8 July 2022
Host genomics has been a central player in the various approaches to untangle the complex biology of COVID-19.
Blog Data-driven research saves lives
5 July 2022
One important driver for the profusion of new NHS data and digital policy is the recognition that it can enable improvements in health experiences and outcomes.
Blog Data and digital transformation in the NHS
1 July 2022
Following on from the Goldacre Review on health data for research and the updated Data saves lives policy paper, Health Secretary Sajid Javid this week also launched new digital health and social care plan
News Data protection: sharing genetic data for biomedical research
30 June 2022
Safe and effective novel therapies that meet the health needs of diverse populations rely on researchers having access to large quantities of data.