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Regional Cancer Care Events

NHS England and Genomics England in partnership with Macmillan and Cancer Research UK are hosting four regional events this spring, to look at what’s needed to embed genomic medicine into routine cancer care. Called ‘Personalising Cancer Care with Genomic Medicine’, the workshops are aimed at the cancer community, including clinicians and patients, and will share […]

100,000 Genomes Project Update

We have now entered the final phase of the 100,000 Genomes Project, with fewer than 7 months remaining until recruitment closes at the end of September. Almost 4500 Rare Disease patients and their families, and over 1900 cancer patients, have taken part in the project through the East of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre. We […]

Avatars to the rescue for new mums

Healthcare professionals planning leave to look after a new baby can often face a barrier in staying ahead in the genomics revolution. Genomics is such a fast-moving field that some of our Genomic Medicine Masters students didn’t want to postpone their studies while on maternity leave. Fortunately, we found a solution that was so innovative […]