Genomics programme - opportunities to get involved

Genomics has the potential to change our approaches to paediatric healthcare. We’re now launching more information and would like to invite you to hear more about our work in this area, as well as current opportunities to get involved!
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The use of genomic technology in clinical practice may revolutionise treatment and care, leading to faster, more accurate diagnoses, and personalised treatments for babies, children and young people.

In late 2022 we launched a Genomics Working Group, or GWG. Its purpose is to provide subject expertise, strategic and decision-making responsibility for the College’s activities and position on genomic medicine.

The GWG is led by our Officer for Genomics, Dr Ngozi Edi-Osagie. Find out more about Dr Edi-Osagie and her passion for paediatrics and child health, or read more about the GWG's strategic ambitions.

On 20 January 2023 we will be hosting our second webinar in a series of webinars on paediatric genomics. This webinar will focus on updates, developments and future perspectives of newborn screening and whole genome sequencing. Registration is now closed but keep an eye out on our website for the recording, or catch up with the March 2022 webinar in the meantime.

In March 2023 we’ll also be launching a Month of Genomics, in collaboration with Health Education England, with a series of exciting activities in paediatric genomics to get involved with across the whole month. Keep an eye out on the Genomics landing page for more information and ways that members can get involved.

As part of our collaboration with HEE, any members interested in getting involved with the paediatric working group for HEE Genomics Education Programme's GeNotes, please get in touch! GeNotes, or genomic notes for clinicians, are an exciting flagship new resource from GEP.

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