Find out more


“If you are a patient or have a family member with a rare disease or cancer, we’re here to give you more information on the 100,000 Genomes Project. We would love to hear from you”.

Dr Karola Rehnstrom, programme lead for the East of England NHS Genomics Medicine Centre.

 

If you’re interested, there are 3 ways to find out more about the 100,000 Genomes Project…

1. Please talk to your hospital doctor

The best thing to do is to speak to your hospital doctor and clinical care team to:

  • Find out whether your rare disease or recently-diagnosed cancer is currently included in the 100,000 Genomes Project.
  • Discuss any questions you or your close family members may have.

 

2. Please contact us

If you have further questions about the 100,000 Genomes Project please do not hesitate to contact us at the East of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre.

All our East of England recruitment teams (Cambridge, Leicester, Nottingham and Norwich) can be contacted on eegmc@nhs.net or on 01223 254292.

Or you may contact your local team directly as follows:

The Leicester recruitment team can be contacted on genomesproject@uhl-tr.nhs.uk or by telephone on: 0116 258 6968.

The Nottingham recruitment team can be contacted on genome@nuh.nhs.uk or by telephone on: 0115 969 1169 ext 56509.

 

3. Please visit the Genomics England website

Up-to-date information on the 100,000 Genomes Project across the country can be found on the national Genomics England website:  www.genomicsengland.co.uk.

You can email your questions to the national Genomics England team: info@genomicsengland.co.uk.