Genomics has the potential to change our approaches to healthcare. By gathering insight from paediatricians and children and young people, we are developing an ambitious Genomics Programme. The programme aim is to address unmet need across the sector, in order to improve the health of children and young people.
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If you're joining us at this month's conference in Glasgow, come along to our session on genomics on Wednesday 24 May, 14:30 - 15:45.

You'll hear from experts in the field on topics including pharmacogenetics, patient experiences, WGS testing and the new GENotes system.

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Our FAQs aim to support you with information about genomics and the newborn screening research programme led by Genomics England.
Genomics is a priority topic for the College. Learn more about the ambitions underlying all our plans with the Genomics Working Group.
To support our members and beneficiaries, we've collated relevant resources, including in education & training and ethics.

Celebrating Month of Genomics

In March, we celebrated 'Month of Genomics' - to raise awareness and support paediatricians on the use of genomics in the clinic.

Latest news in genomics and other research activities


Dr Joseph L Ward wins the Donald Paterson Award 2023

The Donald Paterson Award is granted to the best article on any subject related to paediatrics published or accepted for publication within the previous year. This year the prize has been awarded to Dr Joseph Ward. Dr Ward was nominated the winner for his research paper “Risk factors for PICU adm...

Dr Felicity Fitzgerald wins the Simon Newell Award 2023

The Simon Newell Award Recognises an outstanding young medically qualified researcher in British paediatrics. Each year, with support from GOSH Charity and Sparks, we offer this prestigious award of £2,000 to one early independent researcher in paediatrics.