A toddler with a rare disorder is the first patient to benefit from a new ‘gene machine’ system in Sheffield, which provides a faster diagnosis for rare and inherited diseases. Jae Machin, aged two, was diagnosed with a Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD) after his blood was tested using the new next generation sequencers at Sheffield […]Read more "Gene machine helps diagnose rare liver disease"
LOS ANGELES — Five months ago, I took a test for something called the BRCA genetic mutation, which is often referred to as the breast cancer gene. My mother had fought off breast cancer and she waged a ferocious battle against a second cancer, ovarian, when it ambushed her body seven years later. The cancer […]Read more "Cancer and gene testing: The dark knowledge that can save lives"
Our bodies have a wonderful collection of genes and chromosomes that make up our very own distinct DNA in each of us. Our DNA is like a fingerprint; it’s only unique to you and no one else’s matches yours. Yes there are heriditary sequencing from our parents and family but that’s only a part of […]Read more "Our DNA Heritage and Our Health"
Let’s get inspired by Betta Beery’s story, a farsighted mother who saved her childrens’ life pushing for their genomes sequencing.Read more "Genome sequencing changes the games: Our voice matters"