Archive for November 2021

“We need some more conceptual clarity around ancestry so that we can build up some recommendations on how it should be used in genomic research.  There have been a lot of previous ...

“It’s incredibly important that we build up reference data sets in other worldwide populations so that we can learn more about the ancestry of people.” On today’s episode of The G ...

“[Sophia at Genomics England] is trying to design new ways to get people of different backgrounds to understand what the database is, donate, and ensure that the data gets used.” J...

“Do diverse populations in genomic research help to facilitate new understanding? We are all one population, we should all have equal rights. The challenges are significant but the...

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. I believe we have made that step and that they are now becoming large strides.”  In this first episode, Dr Maxine Mackintosh,...

“We need to have these open and honest conversations with patients, because otherwise where is the duty of care? We're failing patients if we’re not being honest with them and sayi...

“To be doing something with rare diseases is, for me, an absolute pleasure and a joy because there are too many people in this country who are still looking for a diagnosis and we’...

“Speaking as someone who's spent most of my career in Pharma, I know how important data is to bringing medicines to market, and to understand; where does the patient need a new tre...