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 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.
Genomic data is being produced in ever greater quantities, whether within our health services, in academic research projects, or by … More
What springs to mind when thinking about genetic testing? You would expect the answer to be something about families, heredity, … More
Genetic counsellors sit on the front line of genomics – translating (literally) the science for people who are trying to … More
By Vicky Chico and Anna Middleton Following on from our previous blog on the legal duty to share genetic information, … More
Guest blog by Dr Vicky Chico, Legal Consultant, Society and Ethics Research Group, Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge Yesterday myself and … More
This guest blogpost comes from Jon Roberts, genetic counsellor and PhD student at KCL and Wellcome Genome Campus. Jon is … More
How easy is it to strike up a conversation about genomics? Geno-what? Does the average person on the street know … More
The genomic era is upon us. From the Government’s pledge to sequence 100,000 genomes to the launch of 23andMe, a … More
The world reacted with shock as Angelina Jolie, Hollywood actress, UN Ambassador and world renowned beauty announced in the New … More
The American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) has recently published recommendations for reporting incidental findings (IFs) in clinical exome and … More
A 35 year old woman, let’s call her Sarah, is estranged from her parents. After 20 years of no contact, … More
Having your genes studied is cheap (about $99) and easy (just spit here). And according to 23andMe (one of the … More