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Blog Genomic surveillance in the roll out of vaccines
30 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.
Blog A vision for the future of clinical research
26 March 2021
Dr Philippa Brice dissects new UK government guidance on plans for the future of clinical research across the country.
Past event Next steps in the sequence: implementation of Genome UK
17 March 2021
Join us on 24 May11:30 to hear Minister for Innovation, Lord Bethell, on plans for implementation over the coming year. Followed by panel discussion with leading experts.
Blog International lessons for personalised medicine
12 March 2021
Blog Where next for ctDNA liquid biopsy in the NHS?
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
Blog Personalising therapy for age-related macular degeneration
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.
Blog Using signs and symbols to improve the care of people with dementia
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