Front Line Genomics Magazine Issue 17 – ACMG 2018
In this issue of Front Line Genomics Magazine…
Our news pages have been given a revamp, so that we can bring you more of our most popular stories in an easy to read, bite size format.
- Why We Should Be Talking About…
The first of a brand new feature series, where we hear directly from different industry experts, about some of the interesting projects out there, that we should be paying attention to right now.
- ACMG 2018
Discover all there is to know about the upcoming annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, as we speak to some of the key individuals involved.
- Engaging the Patient
Dian Donnai explains why it is so crucial for the patient to be involved in their own treatment plan.
- “I Don’t Think Patients Should Have to Fight For Access to These Technologies”
We speak to Daniel MacArthur about the importance of accurate rare disease diagnosis.
- Putting Patients Front and Centre
We have brought together a panel of experts to discuss the role patients can play in their own individual research, in clinical trials.
- The Need for Speed
We learn how a project led by UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Health is helping to deliver fast diagnosis to ill children in the UK.
- Blockchain: What’s All the Hype About?
We sit down with Dawn Barry, President of Luna DNA to settle the blockchain confusion once and for all.
- Improving Patient-Centered Research
Paldeep Atwal explains how his newly launched ‘Atwal Clinic’ is offering patients a transparent and open fee service.
- Metabolomic Profiling As a Diagnostic Tool: Are We There Yet?
Significant advances have been made in metabolomic profiling, but how close are we to using it in a clinical setting.
- Celebrating Diversity
We learn how the members of non-profit Little People of America (LPA) are using the benefits of genomics to reduce their pain levels.
- Maintaining Patient Care
We hear from the President of ACMG herself, to get a glimpse into what a typical day looks like for her.
- The Shape of Water
Carl and David Smith are divided in opinion, over this multi Oscar-nominated blockbuster.
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