Navigating the Personal Genetic Testing Maze

I attended the workshop on Personal Genetic Testing (PGT) that was held at the Department of Anthropology at University College London on Tuesday 27th of June 2017 (Twitter hashtag #uclpgt). The program included a keynote speech by BBC journalist and author Adam Rutherford, three panel ...

Precision Medicine Podcast Series: #2 Ethical Challenges in Genome Medicine

Welcome to my podcast series 1 on Fundamentals of Precision Medicine. In this second podcast I talk about some of the challenges around the application of genomic technologies to the clinic and Precision Medicine. This is the second of a podcast series on Precision Medicine ...

'Generation Genome' is coming to age says NHS's Chief Medical Officer

I am glad to witness and participate via Repositive in the great initiatives that the UK government is embarked upon. The latest of these initiatives comes with great excitement through Dame Sally Davies, NHS's Chief Medical Officer. In her latest Chief Medical Officer's summary, to ...

Podcast Series 1: Fundamentals of Precision Medicine

Welcome to my podcast series 1 on Fundamentals of Precision Medicine. Here I introduce the concept of Precision Medicine, its history and how it differs from ‘conventional’ imprecision medicine. This will be the first of a podcast series on Precision Medicine whose objectives will be ...

A good and a bad example for how to share data from a high profile publication

Last night on Twitter I saw a mention to an article in The Guardian entitled "Scientists identify 40 genes that she new light on biology of intelligence". Cool, this sounds like my kind of thing. Luckily the article itself did contain a link to the ...