Monthly Archives: December 2008

Human Genetics Commission

The Human Genetics Commission visited Cardiff last week and I was lucky enough to be invited to give a presentation about the National DNA Database on Trial Project. I was joined by 8 of the young people who participated in … Continue reading

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You can take the boy out of the lab….

…but you can’t take the lab out of the boy! I’ve recently returned from the US having attended a couple of excellent nursing / genetics meetings (see Maggie’s Phantastic: Phoenix and Philadelphia blog from Nov 26). I came back via … Continue reading

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Translating genetics knowledge into clinical practice

Wales GenePark has two events taking place in the New Year which may be of interest. Clinical Medicne in the Genome Era is a 2 day (Feb 26 & 27) international symposium to review recent developments and current trends in … Continue reading

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… and better

Then we received this email via our Telling Stories site, from an educator in St Louis: ”… I was doing a literature review and came across your web site in the References. You have no idea how grateful I am … Continue reading

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The news just gets better.

Hot off the wire: The NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre’s Family History series of resources (see blog below) has, this afternoon, come runner up in the National Awards in London in the Diagnostics & Therapeutics Category.

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Family History Tools are ‘One to Watch’

Great news this week from colleagues at the NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre. Our Family History series of resources (which includes fact sheets, drawing tool and video scenario for drawing and taking a family history) won “The One … Continue reading

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New Project Officer

Hello, I’d like to introduce myself, I’m Rhian, the new project officer for Telling Stories. I’ll be working on the website, uploading more stories, collecting new ones and extending the range of professional groups covered to include medics. Please feel … Continue reading

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