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Tuberous Sclerosis Study Day

Wednesday 10th October 2018, 10:00 – 16:00 Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 2JH Do you work in education, health or social care? Would you like to know more about supporting children and adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC).  TSC is a genetic condition that can lead to growths in various organs of... Read more »

Wales Gene Park at Wales Festival of Innovation 2018

The fast-moving and exciting areas of genetics and genomics were highlighted as Wales Gene Park took part in the Wales Festival of Innovation 2018. For the third year, the Gene Park’s Education and Engagement team delivered a series of events to coincide with the two week-long festival, which showcases innovation in Wales to a range... Read more »

4th Annual Rare Disease Patient Network Meeting, Wales

Thursday 18th October 2018, 10:00 – 14:45 Holiday Inn Hotel, Cardiff, CF10 1XD Join us for our fourth annual Rare Disease Patient Network meeting, which will bring together patients, families, health professionals and researchers with an interest in rare diseases. Attendees will receive updates about the latest developments in rare diseases and genomics and will also... Read more »

Wales’ Role in the Genomic Revolution

Wales’ Role in the Genomic Revolution

As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary this summer, Health and Care Research Wales looks at Wales’ pioneering role in this type of ‘precision medicine’ – and what this might mean for us all in the future, in their article ‘Wales’ Role in the Genomic Revolution‘.  

Sixth Form Genetics Conference – save the date!

Tuesday 20th November 2018, William Aston Hall, Wrehxam Wednesday 28th November 2018 St David’s Hall, Cardiff Join us at this free event for year 12 and 13 biology students to hear about the latest advances in genetics & genomics from expert speakers. Further details and booking form to follow in the autumn edition of our... Read more »

Research Study: What do you think genetic counselling is?

Are you or your family member affected by or at risk of a genetic condition? Want to improve the quality of genetic counselling services and how they communicate with patients? At Cardiff University, we are seeking the views of people from families affected by genetic condition, but who have NOT (yet) had genetic counselling themselves,... Read more »

Rare Disease Day 2018 Senedd Reception

Rare Disease Day 2018 Senedd Reception

A report on the annual event which brings together the rare disease community to drive forward policy and service development.

Launch of 100,000 Genomes Project in Wales

Launch of 100,000 Genomes Project in Wales

Valentines day saw the official launch of the Wales Genomic Medicine Centre which will sequence patients with undiagnosed rare genetic diseases.

Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2016- 2017

Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2016- 2017

Highlights of our work expanding the use of genomic technologies by researchers in Wales.

Schools’ Genetics Roadshow 2017/18

Schools’ Genetics Roadshow 2017/18

Booking is now open for the School's Genetics Roadshows visiting schools and colleges across Wales in 2018.

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Engagement award for Wales Gene Park!

Engagement award for Wales Gene Park!

Wales Gene Park has been named as winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Engagement’ award at Cardiff University School of Medicine’s inaugural STAR awards ceremony. The awards, which recognise the achievement of excellence by members of staff across the School of Medicine, were presented by Jayne Dowden (Chief Operating Officer, Cardiff University) at Cardiff’s City... Read more »

Teachers’ Genetics Network Newsletters

Teachers’ Genetics Network Newsletters

View archived versions of our Teacher's Genetics Network newsletter and learn how to sign up and join the network.

Big Data – Linking NHS Wales and Wales Gene Park

Big Data – Linking NHS Wales and Wales Gene Park

Wales Gene Park collaborates with NHS Wales in a number of key areas. We collaborate in NHS-driven research projects, we help in the development of infrastructure to improve their diagnosis of various genetic diseases, and we provide hands-on training to key NHS research staff to ensure they can make best use of high-throughput sequencing technology.... Read more »