Clinical genetics

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Introduction to genomics

Genes act as instruction manuals that help our bodies know how to grow and develop. Humans have over 20,000 different genes, made up of DNA containing a sequence or code that instructs the body to perform a function. But what is the difference between genetics and genomics? Why is the use of genomic...
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Genomics

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 y...
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BPSU study - Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO)

Surveillance of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO) commenced in October 2020. It is being led by Dr Chenqu Suo, winner of the Sir Peter Tizard Bursary 2018-19. This study intends to find out how common CRMO/CNO is, and who is involved in the car...