Genomics is the science of people, but how can you get members of the public to engage with a topic that they may not understand?
STAT news have put together a great article assessing the need for health care systems to get on top of the payment issue quickly. Give it a read!
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.
Genomics England names Congenica as its Clinical Decision Support Service partner for the delivery of the NHS Genomic Medicine Service.
Spontaneous errors in non-inherited DNA as cells reproduce could cause the majority of dementia cases, a team of scientists led by University of Cambridge researchers has reported.
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have solved a mystery that has lingered ever since the dangers of the drug first became apparent: how did the drug produce such severe fetal harm?
The strengths of blockchain technologies could help address the weaknesses of health care systems to store and secure medical records.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has donated $30 million towards incentivising the development of an Alzheimer’s diagnostic test.
Prenatal gene therapy has been used to prevent acute neuronopathic Gaucher’s disease, however this approach is using viruses to deliver normal copies of genes.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School have found further evidence that supports the notion that viruses could help cause the onset of Alzheimer’s disease; an idea that was once ridiculed by other sceptics and researchers.