Skip to 0 minutes and 9 seconds The rapidly advancing fields of genetics and genomics are revolutionizing healthcare across many specialties. The amazing advances made include improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of a growing number of conditions and, in particular, therapies for different types of cancer, which unfortunately will affect many of us at some point. This programme allows you to greatly advance your understanding of the tremendously exciting areas of Human Genetics, Genomic Medicine and cancer genomics, whilst learning together with a group of individuals who are all interested in the same topics. With our series of interactive steps, which should be easy to follow and enjoyable, you will learn a lot about the commonly used professional terminology as well as the latest developments. These include bioinformatics, epigenetics, and immunotherapy.
Skip to 0 minutes and 59 seconds You’ll also gain guided hands-on experience in using incredibly powerful online resources and build your skills in using international scientific databases to find real molecular and clinical data yourself. You’ll hear about the cutting- edge laboratory technologies, and how being able to analyze all of our genes at once is now making it easier to select the most effective specific treatment or precision medicine for each individual patient. With the rapid growth in the use of these methods and treatments in laboratories and hospitals around the world, there’s never been a better time to learn about and really understand these fascinating areas.