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Genomics England works with the National Health Service (NHS) to bring forward the use of genomic healthcare and research in Britain to help people live longer, healthier lives. They work with thousands of people – patients, doctors and scientists – to increase collective knowledge and enable faster and deeper genomic research, to bring genomic healthcare to all who need it.

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Industry Insight

Women in Science – A Conversation With Dr. Joanne Mason

In this interview, Dr. Mason tells us about her career path and experiences along the way, as well as sharing advice for women considering a career in science.
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Unveiling Malaria's Copy-Paste Genetics

Plasmodium falciparum, a malaria parasite, uses gene conversion to produce genetic diversity in two surface protein genes targeted by the human immune system
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Whole-Genome Sequencing Supports the Delivery of Precise Cancer Care

In the largest study of its kind, scientists report how combining health data with whole genome sequence (WGS) data in patients with cancer can help doctors provide more tailored care for their patients.
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Industry Insight

Shaping the Future of Genomic Medicine

In this interview, James Brayer delves into some of the current obstacles hindering the widespread adoption of genomic medicine and highlights how nanopore-based sequencing can help to address them.
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Flexible Clinical Modeling: How Advanced Analytics and AI/ML Can Help Ensure Effective Patient-Centered Drug Development

This article explores several examples of how comprehensive modeling tools and expert guidance can help determine what specific adaptations can optimize trials.
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UK Government Agrees To Provide 10,000 Patients With Personalized Cancer Treatment

Ground-breaking new cancer treatments have moved a step closer with the signing of a major agreement between the government and BioNTech SE.
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“A Second Chance at Life”: Can Gene Therapies Beat Rare Disease?

A revolutionary gene therapy has become a transformative treatment for children with metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD). But substantial barriers to access for this groundbreaking therapy remain.
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Discovering and Categorizing Mutational Signatures From Cancer Whole Genomes

Speaking at The Landscape of Cancer Research 2022 online symposium, Andrea Degasperi of the Early Cancer Institute, University of Cambridge, delivered his talk on mutational signatures discovery and categorization from whole cancer genomes.
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Mitochondrial DNA Is Working Its Way Into the Human Genome

Scientists at the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London have discovered that mitochondrial DNA can make its way into nuclear DNA. The study is published in Nature.
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Product News

The UK’s National Institute for Health Data Science Launches its Black Internship Programme for 2022

On Friday 1 July, Health Data Research UK launches its Health Data Science Black Internship Programme for 2022 helping to tackle the underrepresentation of Black people within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers.