Are you a young person interested in finding out more about genomics and health, or affected by a rare or genetic condition? Join us! These events are aimed at those aged 16 to 25. May’s café will feature relaxed talks including: What is a Genome? And what can we do with it? Dr Hannah West,… Read more »
For Researchers – News
We would like to invite you to a virtual meeting of the CPG on Rare, Genetic and Undiagnosed Conditions hosted by Mike Hedges MS on Wednesday 18 May, 12:00-13:30 via Zoom. The Wales Rare Disease Action Plan will be launched at the meeting; setting out how the Department of Health and Social Care and delivery… Read more »
A cancer patient in Wales, who had not reacted well to the standard cancer therapy, was facing a situation of having very limited treatment options available to them. Analysis of their cancer’s genomic data provided a new avenue of treatment. Just before Christmas 2021, they were able to be recruited to a clinical trial for… Read more »
To mark Rare Disease Day 2022, Health and Care Research Wales is highlighting the story of Marie James, mum of 35-year-old Trystan James who is affected by a rare disease where tumours develop in different parts of the body. Marie is championing research into rare diseases to enrich and improve her son’s life. Marie and… Read more »
The Preliminary Report on the 100,000 Genomes Pilot on Rare-Disease Diagnosis in Health Care has been published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The full article, including a visual abstract, can be found here.
Cardiff University’s Wales Gene Park is to partner with three organisations to develop a new £15.3m state-of-the-art genomics facility in the Welsh capital, it was announced today. Genomics Partnership Wales has been granted Welsh Government approval to develop the centre at Cardiff Edge Life Sciences Park in Coryton. Wales Gene Park, which is… Read more »
The Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2020 – 2021 is now available here
Learn about working out the costs for a NGS experiment and the various questions we’ll ask of you if you ask us for prices.