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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
Genetic Alliance UK workshops – registration deadline

Genetic Alliance UK workshops – registration deadline

CELL AND GENE THERAPY ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOPS   Genetic Alliance UK are organising a series of virtual workshops on the topic of cell and gene therapies. It is a great opportunity to learn about cell and gene therapies from a series of experts and some of the challenges these therapies face reaching people affected by rare …

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26 October 2020 All day

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Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease Virtual Conference

Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease Virtual Conference

This meeting will update current knowledge of how various microbiomes (skin, oral, gut, lung, non-bacterial etc.) communicate with the host and the factors that influence these interactions. The programme will feature new developments enabled by new technologies. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in discussions on how to apply recent discoveries to disease processes, …

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21 October 2020 October 21 - November 1
Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of …

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02 November 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar: 2020 Update on Precision Diagnostics for AML in the UK

Webinar: 2020 Update on Precision Diagnostics for AML in the UK

  Professor Anna Schuh, Dr Richard Dillon and Dr Angela Hamblin will discuss the importance of the cytogenetic, molecular and genomic testing that guide AML directed treatment. They will also provide an update of diagnostic developments that will influence clinical practice in the future.   The webinar is intended for healthcare professionals and healthcare laboratory …

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02 November 2020 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of …

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03 November 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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.
 
Later this year, the online test ordering tool for Whole Genome Sequencing will be integrated into the National Genomics Informatics System (NGIS) and clinicians will be able to search or filter to find a clinical indication, confirm eligibility criteria and start the test request process for their patient.