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News Data protection: sharing genetic data for biomedical research
30 June 2022
Safe and effective novel therapies that meet the health needs of diverse populations rely on researchers having access to large quantities of data.
Blog Liquid biopsies for adjuvant therapy: a better tool for a difficult decision
29 June 2022
Liquid biopsies to detect ctDNA may be useful for a variety of purposes
Blog Data saves lives: building trust in NHS data use
15 June 2022
This UK government Department of Health and Social Care has released the newly updated version of the Data saves lives: reshaping health and care with data strategy for the NHS.
Blog Implementing polygenic scores for heart disease
14 June 2022
Genetic contributions to disease risk are set at birth and remain stable throughout our lives making polygenic scores an attractive biomarker.
News Taking the PHG Foundation into the future
8 June 2022
Blog Bringing diversity to the reference genome
7 June 2022
A person’s genome has over 6 billion base pairs. Small differences in those genomes play a role in making each individual unique, including their health.
Blog Polygenic scores - from risk models to clinical assays
12 May 2022
A consistent message in our reports has been that to deliver PGS-based tests or assays into clinical care effectively and efficiently, policy-makers and health professionals need clarity about these technologies and the purpose of their use.