Reports

Direct to consumer testing can potentially be quite dangerous without appropriate regulations and support to fully understand the implications of the information a consumer receives.

Molecular Diagnostics Report

Read our report on all things Molecular Diagnostics, including some great contributed articles. Need to know about liquid biopsies? Want to know what the current regulatory landscape looks like? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Weekend Reads

This week: Are the conclusion about ‘alien’ mummy, Ata correct? Where is the African DNA in the search for cures? And is it possible to bury family secrets in the age of DNA testing? 

DNA Shed By Embryos Could Offer Non-Invasive Testing

A small pilot study presented at the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology 2018, suggest that DNA shed from early embryos could one day provide an alternative way of genetically testing them without having to do a biopsy. 

Making Pregnancy Safer

Non-Invasive Pre-Natal Testing (NIPT) has the potential of bringing safer pregnancy testing to the wider NHS, but not without its challenges.