For Patients – News

Virtual Rare Disease Patient Network meeting: 10th December 2020, 10am-2.30pm

Join Wales Gene Park for its sixth annual Rare Disease Patient Network meeting – this year’s event will take place exclusively online via Zoom.  We look forward to welcoming you to our 6th annual meeting, bringing members of the Rare Disease Patient Network* together. Genetic Alliance UK will be launching it’s Quinquennial Patient Experience Report,… Read more »

Virtual Public Talk: 7pm, Thursday 12th Nov 2020

“We came, we saw, we took samples back to Earth!” Join us for a FREE virtual public talk from John Holt, Space Research Centre, University of Leicester. Talk synopsis: NASA have been talking about Mars Sample Return (MSR) since the 70’s, but now it is happening for real! The Perseverance rover is the first stage… Read more »

COVID-19 update from Wales Gene Park: October 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 »

Meet the Education and Engagement Team

General Enquiries Angela Burgess Education and Engagement Project Manager & Co-Director Burgessam@cardiff.ac.uk 029 20746940   Patients and Families Emma Hughes Policy and Engagement Manager Wales, Genetic Alliance UK emma@geneticalliance.org.uk 029 2074 8154   Angela Burgess Education and Engagement Project Manager and Co-Director. Email Angela Dr. Rhian Morgan Education and Engagement Officer. Email Rhian Emma Hughes… Read more »