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Blog Further pieces found in the puzzle of severe COVID-19
11 March 2022
A new study has provided further details on the genetic causes contributing to severe COVID-19
News Annual review 2021
24 January 2022
Throughout 2021, the PHG Foundation team worked on a range of policy issues, as well as adding perspective and value to the efforts of national and global partner organisations.
Blog Innovative regulation: keeping pace with genomics and software devices
16 December 2021
MHRA proposals on software and genetic testing devices are some of the most innovative and exciting developments set out for consultation.
Blog Is the latest COVID-19 virus variant a cause for concern?
26 November 2021
Genomic sequencing and analysis of SARS-CoV-2 has been crucial for both scientific understanding and public health control measures.
Blog Host genomics and COVID-19: where are we now?
25 October 2021
COVID-19 can have severe effects on even apparently low-risk individuals, and it has become clear that host factors affecting the risk of infection and disease progression include genomics.
News CAPE policy fellowship supports PHG Foundation work in precision medicine
13 October 2021
PHG Foundation Deputy Director Dr Philippa Brice has been awarded a Capabilities in Academic Policy Engagement (CAPE) Policy Fellowship to explore issues in precision medicine.
Blog COPI notices extended until March 2022
27 September 2021
The quiet extension by the UK Government of measures for lawful processing of confidential patient information for COVID-19 purposes is likely to have been welcomed by researchers.