Posts By: Wales Gene Park

Wales Gene Park involvement in European brain malformation project

In autumn 2018, Angela Burgess and Rhian Morgan, from Wales Gene Park’s Education and Engagement team, became grant holders for a European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) project on brain malformations called Neuro-MIG. COST provides funding for the creation of research networks which aim to bring together scientists from academia, industry and the public… Read more »

Inherited Eye Disease Patient Event

4th Annual Inherited Eye Disease Patient Event  Wednesday 13th March 2019, 14:00—18:00 Main Lecture Theatre, Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences Organised by Prof Marcela Votruba (Hon. Consultant Ophthalmologist) in collaboration with Genetic Alliance UK & the Wales Gene Park Provisional Programme 14.15 – 14.20 Welcome by Chair ~ Marcela Votruba 14.20 – 14.30 Marcela Votruba… Read more »

Have Your Say: Genomics and Precision Medicine in Wales

Genomics Partnership Wales are working together to harness the potential of genomics to improve the health, wellbeing and prosperity of the people of Wales. We were established to implement the Welsh Government’s Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy and are now seeking the experiences of patients and the public to ensure that our work has impact… Read more »

Rare Resources Wales Focus Group

30 January, 10:30 – 14:00, Main Building, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4xw  Rare Resources: Design the Toolkit Calling families in Wales! Received a diagnosis of a rare, genetic or undiagnosed condition? We need your experience to help us design an information toolkit for other families in Wales.  Genetic Alliance UK, the charity… Read more »

Wales Gene Park feature in @Researchwales magazine

The latest issue of Heath and Care Research Wales’s @Researchwales magazine, which showcases Welsh Health and Social Care research, is now available Wales Gene Park features in the article ‘Developing the Next Step for Genomic Diagnostics in Wales‘ on page 10 of the publication.  

Film Screening of Wonder and Public Talk

Thursday 7th February 2019, 17.30 – 20:30 Haydn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff CF24 4HQ As part of our activities to mark Rare Disease Day 2019, join us for a FREE film screening of Wonder, based on the New York Times best seller. Wonder is the story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences… Read more »

Rare Disease Day 2019 – Welsh Parliamentary Reception

Rare Disease Day Welsh Parliamentary Reception 2019 – hosted by Darren Millar AM 6pm – 8pm, Thursday 14 February 2019, National Assembly for Wales, The Senedd Cardiff, CF99 1NA Registration is now open for this year’s Welsh Parliamentary Reception at the Senedd to mark Rare Disease Day. The theme for 2019 is: ‘Bridging health and social care’. The event will include… Read more »

3G Public Genetics Conference, North Wales

10am to 2pm, Wednesday 21st November 2018, Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham, LL11 2HS Like to find out more about the fascinating field of DNA, genetics and genomics and discover how it affects our everyday lives? Join us for the 3rd Wales Gene Park 3G conference! Hear experts speak on a range of DNA and genetics-related topics. The… Read more »

Public talk: The Welsh Plan to Transform Patient Care with Genomics

8th November 2018, 7pm, Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AQT Join us to hear a panel of expert speakers from Genomics Partnership Wales (GPW) and The 100,000 Genomes Project in Wales talk on The Welsh Plan to Transform Patient Care with Genomics. The Welsh Government’s ambitious plan, the ‘Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy’, aims… Read more »

Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2017-18

The Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2017- 2018 is now available here The report shows how Wales Gene Park has evolved and adapted to make the very most in Wales of the opportunities presented by genomics. A major part of what the Wales Gene Park does is to make genomic technologies available to biomedical researchers… Read more »