Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in science, policy and health
15 April 2021
Inconsistencies in the way polygenic score models are reported could delay their introduction into healthcare. Two very welcome (in our opinion) new papers aim to bring order to the field
31 March 2021
Viral genome sequencing will be vital during vaccine roll out to ensure they are still effective in the face of ongoing genetic changes to the virus.
26 March 2021
Dr Philippa Brice dissects new UK government guidance on plans for the future of clinical research across the country.
12 March 2021
17 February 2021
A PHG Foundation-hosted panel at the Festival of Genomics and Biodata discussed ways in which ctDNA testing could transform cancer management
10 February 2021
Gene therapy holds new hope for AMD patients. If successful they will be beneficial to patients for whom no current therapies are available or do not work.
3 February 2021
Hospital teams often need to quickly identify patients with e.g. dementia who may have extra care needs. But these tools can pose ethical dilemmas