Monthly Archives: November 2008

Phantastic: Phoenix and Philadelphia

Now the jet lag has passed (and the sleepless nights ahead of giving evidence at the House of Lords!) I thought I should blog about the conferences in Phoenix and Philadelphia. The long flight to Phoenix culminated in a one … Continue reading

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Telling Stories in North Wales

Dr Rhian Morgan and me were invited to attend a patient open day organised by Cancer Genetics Service for Wales in Llandudno Saturday 8th November. We set up a stand where we explained the Telling Stories Understanding Real Life Genetics … Continue reading

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Radio programme on Down syndrome

At 8pm tonight on BBC Radio 4 there is a programme called ‘Born with Down’s’, which follows parents who continued with pregancies after finding out that their babies will be born with Down syndrome. ‘I can’t imagine her any other … Continue reading

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GAMY activity day

The Gamy project held its second activity day on Monday the 27th of October. Once again it was at the Castle Hotel in Merthyr Tydfil. A successful time was had by all. The focus of the day was on genetics … Continue reading

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DNA database on trial

On Saturday (8th November 2008) I was lucky enough to be able to attend a very successful event organised by Dr Rachel Iredale at Cardiff Crown Court at which a jury of young people was asked to deliberate on the … Continue reading

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