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The North West Coast Genomic Medicine Centre (NWC GMC) has been set up to help gain a better understanding of the genetic causes of cancer and rare diseases.

It is part of the government’s 100,000 Genomes Project, which aims to sequence, or analyse, 100,000 genomes from participants with cancer, rare disorders and infectious disease.

 

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Latest News

 

Liverpool Shine Walk

Our wonderful NWC GMC Lab staff are extending their care to Cancer Research UK by walking in the

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Award recognises ground-breaking Liverpool work to help women with the Angelina Jolie gene

The so called "Angelina Jolie gene" is why the Hollywood actress had risk reducing surgery for he

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NWC GMC behind \'genomic dream\' to make DNA tests routine for patients

The North West Coast Genomic Medicine Centre (NWC GMC) was set up to gain a better understanding

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MBE For Wirral Scientist

A Wirral scientist is celebrating after being named on the Queen’s 90t

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First cancer patients recruited to world-leading DNA project

The fight against cancer will receive a significant boost after the first patients with the condi

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Liverpool Geneticist Nominated for Prestigious Award

A Liverpool geneticist has been nominated for the award of Fellowship by the Academy for Healthca

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Upcoming Events

 

Oncology and Immunotherapy Study Day

Who should attend: This event is aimed at members of the Cancer MDT spec

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Pathogen Genomics in Infectious Diseases - An Introduction for Clinicians

Summary The future of microbiological diagnostics and infection epidemiology is increas

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Oncology & Immunotherapy Study Day

Who should attend: This event is aimed at members of the Cancer MDT spec

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Meanings, Mainstreaming & MDT's? 100,000 Genomes Results; Top tips for cancer clinicians

Who should attend: This event is for North West Coast NHS staff only, pa

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An Introduction to Fetal Genomics

Who should attend: This event is aimed at Paediatricians, Neonatologists, Obstetricians,

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Genomics & Oncology Workshop (re-run)

Who should attend: This event is aimed at all members of the Cancer Multi-discip

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Latest Blog

100,000 Genomes Project: Consent Evaluation

By studying the function and the structure of the human genome (genomics) scientists can begin to establish the precise causes of disease....

Introducing the Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) Group

I am the Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) Lead for the NorthWest Coast Genomic Medicine Centre, delivering the 100,000 Genome Project....