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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.

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World-first national genetic testing service to deliver rapid life-saving checks for babies and kids

The NHS will be able to diagnose and potentially save the lives of thousands of severely ill children and babies — within days rather than weeks — with a world-first national genetic testing service launching today. Announcing the groundbreaking new service at the first-ever NHS genomics conference in England, NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard hailed […]