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Unlocking the secrets of your DNA

Unlocking the secrets of your DNA

Scientists can now 'read' our genes. But do we really know which illness could affect us? The South London Genomic Medicine Centre is holding a Public and Patient Engagement Event focused on Genomics. Come and hear from experts and patients who chose to find out. The evening will involve: An introduction to genomics delivered by …

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26 March 2018 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rare Disease Day 2020- Westminster Reception

Rare Disease Day 2020- Westminster Reception

About this Event Join Rare Disease UK for our annual Rare Disease Day Westminster Reception. Speakers include: - Baroness Blackwood, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Science – Dr Jayne Spink, Chair of Rare Disease UK and Chief Executive of Genetic Alliance UK - Amanda Brodie, patient affected by Cushing’s disease Further information will be …

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26 February 2020 12:15 pm - 2:45 pm

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Cancer prevention, care and research in England – priorities for diagnostics, local care delivery and accessing innovation

Cancer prevention, care and research in England – priorities for diagnostics, local care delivery and accessing innovation

Join the Westminster Health Forum's online policy conference on Cancer prevention, care and research in England.   The agenda: Meeting national ambitions for cancer care, the impact of COVID-19 and priorities going forward Developing Cancer Alliances - progress, best practice and implementing five-year plans Priorities for cancer screening and prevention - accountability, accessibility and reducing …

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25 August 2020 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
The future for advanced therapies in the UK – research, innovation, and regulation

The future for advanced therapies in the UK – research, innovation, and regulation

Join the Westminster Health Forum's online policy conference on The future for advanced therapies in the UK - research, innovation, and regulation.   The agenda: Advanced therapies: power and potential for the UK - with Matthew Durdy, The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Key issues for research and development - investment, infrastructure, workforce and manufacturing Accelerating …

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09 September 2020 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Genetic Analysis of Population-based Association Studies Virtual Course

Genetic Analysis of Population-based Association Studies Virtual Course

This advanced course aims to give researchers involved in genetic disease studies a firm grounding in the use of the latest statistical methods and software for analysis of genetic association studies. The programme will include lecture, discussion and computer-based practical sessions covering the following topics: Introduction to genetic association studies Basic association analysis and meta-analysis …

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21 September 2020 All day
Working with Protozoan Parasite Database Resources Virtual Course

Working with Protozoan Parasite Database Resources Virtual Course

This course aims to provide experimental biologists working on protozoan parasites with hands-on experience in genomic-scale data analysis. The programme will include lecture and practical computational sessions covering the following topics: Visualisation of sequence features and next generation sequencing data using the Artemis genome browser and annotation tool Genome browsing and comparative genomics (ACT and …

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05 October 2020 All day

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Mind and Body healthcare: Delivering the vision

Mind and Body healthcare: Delivering the vision

This one day King’s Health Partners conference takes a look at the innovative mind and body work underway locally, with a particular focus on initiatives which join up mental and physical health through more integrated clinical care, training and research. It is well-established that the mind and body are inseparable, and mental and physical health …

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26 January 2017 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Genetics & Molecular Medicine – Divisional Seminar Series

Genetics & Molecular Medicine – Divisional Seminar Series

Come along to and find out more about genetics and molecular medicine. There's no need to register so just just turn up if you're interested

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27 June 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Consultant Clinical Geneticist Variant Interpretation Workshop

Consultant Clinical Geneticist Variant Interpretation Workshop

This blended learning module consists of a two week online course, delivered through the FutureLearn platform, and a two day face to face workshop has been developed to provide the consultant Clinical Geneticists with the appropriate training and education in the interpretation of genomic variation and the necessary and ongoing genomic education. Find out more here.

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05 July 2017 July 5 2017 - July 6 2017
Genomics Era: The future of Genetics in Medicine

Genomics Era: The future of Genetics in Medicine

Get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention. Find out more and register here.

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31 July 2017 July 31 2017 - September 4 2017
With any Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) test ordered, a Record of Discussion (RoD) form will also need to be submitted. This document is to record the patient’s consent for genomic testing and their choice on taking part in research. Guidance on the patient choice conversation can be found here
 
This RoD form will be available for clinicians to download from this webpage. Once completed with the patient, it can be send to the lab with the corresponding test order form and sample.
Tests available to order will be listed in the National Genomic Test Directory. A test order form will soon be made available for clinicians on this webpage to download and complete. This form will include the address of the laboratory that the appropriate sample and completed form needs to be sent to.

Until the new Genomic Laboratory Service goes live, please continue to follow existing test order processes.
 
From April 2019 the interactive test ordering tool will be integrated into the National Genomics Informatics System (NGIS) and clinicians will be able to directly order tests online.