Skip to 0 minutes and 11 secondsWelcome to week 4. This week we will be focusing both on the impact that the genomic revolution is having on clinical practise across the specialties and how the medical landscape is evolving. We'll hear from experts in cardiology, foetal medicine, and oncology about their own personal experiences of how genomic medicine has changed their clinical practise. We will look at the way that new sequencing technologies are being used for the discovery of novel disease-causing genes and also for the diagnosis of rare genetic conditions. And we'll learn how therapies can be targeted, based on the genomic information we have gathered about individuals or about their condition. And this includes cancer cells and disease-causing microorganisms.

Skip to 0 minutes and 59 secondsFinally, we'll introduce the 100,000 Genome Project and hear your thoughts and those of experts of where genomic medicine will take us next.

Welcome to Week 4

Dr Kate Tatton-Brown, introduces Week 4 of the course - genomic data in clinical practice.

By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  1. Examine the myriad clinical applications of genomic technology.
  2. Explore the potential of genomic technologies for the practice of personalised medicine.
  3. Analyse the impact of genomic technology on your own clinical practice.

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The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine

St George's, University of London

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