Keeping up to date with Gene Therapy

Learning about Gene Therapy

Gene therapy is a type of treatment that addresses genetic diseases by trying to fix genes inside our cells. It is a quickly evolving science and there are a few different approaches to gene therapy being studied, such as "turning off" bad genes, replacing defective genes or adding functional genes.

East Genomic Medicine Service Alliance

Nottingham University Hospitals is a member of the  East Genomic Medicine Service Alliance (GMSA) has been set up to ensure all eligible patients across the East Midlands and East of England can access and benefit from appropriate genomic tests when required, ensuring high-quality and personalised treatment. Alongside this is a research, education and careers programme. You can find more details of these workstreams online:

 

Online resources

You can find more details about training and resources in genetics on the Genehome website:  www.thegenehome.co.uk