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  • CGS Essay Prize 2016

    posted on 6th June 2016  |  0 Comments  |  Tagged: CGS Essay Prize

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    The CGS Essay Prize (£300) is open to all UK medical students, at any stage of their studies, including an intercalated BSc

    A new title will be chosen each year and publicised through the medical schools and on the CGS Website in the Winter term.

    The title for 2016 is: 

    'How may genomic technology and personalised medicine impact on healthcare in the future' 

    The essay should be no more than 2000 words in length and 5 key references should be cited. Essays will only be accepted from single authors.

    Click here for mre informtion.

    Closing Date: June 30th 2016

  • Skeletal Dysplasia Course: One Week to Go!

    posted on 18th April 2016  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

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    Just One week to go for the Skeletal Dysplasia Instructional Course being held in Sheffield this year.  Don't forget, there will be the opportunity to bring along interesing cases for discussion.  Click here for more info.

  • Abstract Submission Closing Soon

    Abstract Submission Closing Soon

    posted on 14th April 2016  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

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     The abstract deadline for the 'Curating the Clinical Genome' conference is the

    27th April 2016.

    The Conference is set to take place on the 22nd-24th June.

    Abstracts are welcome from all areas relevant to the main themes of the meeting, for both oral and poster presentations. 

    Remember to register before submitting your abstract.

     For more information, click the link below:

  • BSGM annual meeting 2016

    posted on 11th April 2016  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

    Posted from: BSGM

    UK Clinical Genomics 2016

    Thursday September 22nd; Royal College of Physicians, London

    For 2016 the annual BSGM meeting moves to a single day with a programme highly focussed on UK Clinical Genomic strategy together with high quality chosen abstracts and invited speakers of international repute

    Confirmed invited speakers include:
    Sue Hill (NHS-England)
    Mark Caulfield (Genomics England)
    •Nick Lench (Joint Committee on Genomics in Medicine)
    •Frances Elmslie (Medical Genetics Clinical Reference Group)
    •Jacquie Westwood (UK Genetic Testing Network)
    •Charles Swanton (Francis Crick Institute, London)
    •Martin Tobin (University of Leicester)
    •Daniel MacArthur (Broad Institute, Boston)
    •Han Brunner (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre)

    Abstract submission for oral presentations only from 30th May 2016

  • Course for Clinicians Enrolling Patients onto 100KGP

    Course for Clinicians Enrolling Patients onto 100KGP

    posted on 19th March 2016  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

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    The Royal College of Physicians and Health Education England have launched a CPD accredited course aimed at clinicians and other healthcare professionals who will play a role in recruiting patients onto the 100,000 genome project.

    The course is focused around the consent protocol, and touches on the ethical considerations and potential questions patients' may raise.  You can access this course via the Genomics Education website.


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  • Professor Rodney Harris

    posted 20th December 2017  |  0 Comments

    We were sorry to hear of the passing of one of our founding fathers, Professor Rodney Harris. This obituary from Professor Gareth Evans tells you more about his remarkable life.

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