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We work across the healthcare system and cross-Government as the senior advisor on healthcare science.

Genomics

The 100,000 Genomes Project aims to make the UK the world leader in ground-breaking genetic research into cancer and rare diseases.

Personalised medicine

The future of health will see genomic medicine and next-generation diagnostics driving personalised treatments and interventions.

CSO programmes

Find out more about our various programmes across emerging science and innovation, quality improvement and system wide projects.

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First patients begin gene therapy treatment for blindness as part of NHS Long Term Plan

The first patients have received a revolutionary new gene therapy that can restore eyesight as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. Babies born with an inherited retinal disorder, known as Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis (LCA), have poor sight which swiftly deteriorates, with many ultimately losing their vision completely in childhood. The life-changing treatment for children […]