Given that Front Line Genomics was started after its founder’s father was diagnosed with Mesothelioma, it’s naturally a cause that we care passionately about. To that end we sat down with the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance (MCA), an organisation dedicated to providing resources, information, and support to individuals suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases and their families, to find out more about the great work they do and the challenges they face every day.
Every time a scandal breaks in one of the thousands of places where research is conducted across the world, we see headlines to the effect that “science is broken”. But if it’s “broken” today, then when do we suggest it was better?
Our ‘Festival of Genomics’ issue of the magazine, featuring Eric Green, Diana Bianchi, G2P, Sylvie Guichard, Lynn Bush, and Wendy Rubinstein.
Richard Lumb discusses whether the field of medicine will be ready for patients as they start to demand the use of genomics en masse.