Monthly Archives: September 2012

National news article published by Glamorgan-based Welsh Crucible participant

As part of her participation in this year’s Welsh Crucible programme, Dr Emma Tonkin, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glamorgan’s Genomics Policy Unit  (GPU), has this week had an article about her work at the GPU published in … Continue reading

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2nd Cardiff International Genomics Conference: GPU wins poster prize!

The 2nd Cardiff International Genomics Conference held last week, from 13th-14th September, provided a diverse programme of distinguished and expert speakers and Chairs, with Professor Sir John Burn opening, and Professor Sir David Weatherall closing the conference. The theme of … Continue reading

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Public consultation begins: Three people, one baby

According to BBC news today, a public consultation has been launched to discuss the ethics of using three people to create one baby. The technique could be used to prevent debilitating and fatal “mitochondrial” diseases, which are passed down only from … Continue reading

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International survey on antenatal/newborn screening practice for genetic conditions

Since its launch three weeks ago, GPU international survey on antenatal/newborn screening has already received over 200 responses from more than 30 countries. Are you a health professional with an interest in genetics? It’s not too late to take part … Continue reading

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