Tracking the development of the Genetic Counsellor role In 2020 the Wellcome Connecting Science Engagement and Society team explored the … More
Placing the role of Genetic Counsellors in the Spotlight We are proud to share that So Much More Than Just … More
Over the past three months the ‘Voice of Genetic Counsellors’ video series has enabled us to step into the shoes … More
Turning patient stories into hope and resilience One of the main reasons people seek a genetic test is to establish … More
The art of caring in clinical practice For genetic counsellors it’s not simply enough to impart scientific knowledge, or to … More
The Music of Life: What is a Gene? short-film selected to appear in the 2020 Raw Science Film Festival (Los Angeles, California).
Receiving a confirmed diagnosis of a genetic condition can have a ripple effect, potentially affecting multiple generations of a single family.
Genomethics discusses how genetic counsellors can help their colleagues learn about genetics
Genetic Counsellors are pivotal to the interpretation of complex clinical concepts; possessing specialist skills and expertise to communicate genetic information … More
Genetic testing is becoming a standard part of UK healthcare, with plans to expand its use. But who does this information belong to, and who decides who it is shared with?
The vital role of the Genetic Counsellor in their own words – Voices of Genetic Counsellors Video Series.
A collaborative project between Wellcome Genome Campus Society and Ethics Research and the Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors.
For patients receiving genetic counselling there is often a mixture of emotions and anxieties involved. The very purpose of this service is to help people make sense of who they are, what inherited risks they might face, or even come to terms with a difficult diagnosis.
Genomic data is being produced in ever greater quantities, whether within our health services, in academic research projects, or by … More
The Topol Review, led by cardiologist, geneticist, and digital medicine researcher Dr Eric Topol and facilitated by Health Education England, … More
Genetic counsellors sit on the front line of genomics – translating (literally) the science for people who are trying to … More
This guest blog comes from Jon Roberts again; doctoral student from Kings College London and Wellcome Genome Campus. See Jon’s … More
The genomic era is upon us. From the Government’s pledge to sequence 100,000 genomes to the launch of 23andMe, a … More