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. March’s café will feature relaxed talks including: Co-occurring conditions in autism – the who and the why Dr Jack Underwood, Cardiff… Read more »
For Schools – News
The podcast drama Tremolo – a collaboration between Wales Gene Park, Illumine Theatre and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, supported by the Genetics Society – has been nominated for two BBC Audio Drama Awards! The awards celebrate the range, originality and cut-through quality of audio drama on air and online and give recognition to the creativity of actors,… Read more »
As 2022 draws to a close, it is a pleasure to share with you a few highlights from Wales Gene Park, demonstrating the breadth of our activities and inviting you to contribute to future highlights.
Genomics is amongst the most exciting arenas of 21st century healthcare and will give us previously unimaginable opportunities to better understand illness, improve patient outcomes and transform lives. Personalised medicine, testing and other genetic adaptations and innovations using new methods, tools and technologies will shape the future of modern medicine. The Genomics Delivery Plan for… Read more »
Find out from Louise Fish, Chief Executive Genetic Alliance UK, how you can raise awareness and help highlight rare diseases in February 2023.
If you knew you could have a serious medical condition and could find out, would you? How could this affect your friends and family? These questions and more are explored through Harri’s story, an 18-year-old who’s just finished his exams and ready to follow his dreams. His world is turned upside down when his mother is… 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