For Patients – News

Dafydd’s story – Rare Disease Day 2021

Louise Wilkinson – Rare Disease Advocate and Genomics Partnership Wales Patient and Public Sounding Board Member – shares her family’s personal experiences of her son Dafydd’s rare condition and diagnosis through genomic testing.  Dafydd – One in a Million Dafydd was a happy smiley baby and despite a difficult birth (born 2 weeks early by… Read more »

GPW Genomics Showcase 14th May 2021: Opportunity for involvement

Virtual Event – 14th May Opportunity for involvement! Would you like to be involved in Genomic Partnership Wales’ biggest event of 2021? The Genomics Showcase will take place virtually on 14th May 2021 and we want to offer charitable organisations the chance to be part of it. What is the Genomics Showcase? The Genomics Showcase… Read more »

UK’s Rare Diseases Framework published

Genetic Alliance UK welcomes the publication of the UK’s Rare Diseases Framework and looks forward to working with the four nations of the UK to help deliver its aims. This is once again an almost unique piece of health policy in that it represents a commitment from the UK’s four health ministers to deliver a… Read more »

COVID-19 update from Wales Gene Park: December 2020

As lockdown restrictions eased in Wales over the summer, we were pleased to re-open our laboratories and resume practical work. Both the Genomic Sequencing lab, based in the Division of Cancer and Genetics, School of Medicine, and the Genome Editing lab, based in the School of Biosciences, in Cardiff University are open for business. Things… Read more »