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Medical Genetics UK

Association for Clinical Cytogenetics

Professional association for clinical cytogeneticists working in the UK. Includes information on training, professional standards and forthcoming events.

Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors

Representing genetic associates, nurses, counsellors and other non-medical staff working within clinical genetics. Includes code of practice and information on working groups.

BIMDG - British Inherited Metabolic Disease Group

Promotes research and provides training in the field for clinicians, dietitians, laboratory staff, nurses and other professionals; includes details of their programmes, membership, guidelines, news and contacts.

Clinical Genetics Society (CGS)

Brings together doctors and other professionals involved in the care of individuals and families with genetic disorders; also supports training, education and research. Includes details of membership, awards and scholarships, news, and contacts.

Clinical Molecular Genetics Society

Offering downloadable documentation, news and event listings from this society, which aims to further the science of molecular genetics and to improve public understanding of the topic.

Department of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology

Describes a project by King’s College London, with the biggest UK registry of twins used to study the genetic and environmental factors in disease. With details of projects and job opportunities, and guides for researchers and the general public.

MRC Harwell

The Medical Research Council's centre for mouse genetics aims to investigate mouse models of human disease. Describes their research, services and training, with careers information, news, and contacts.

National Genetics Reference Laboratories (NGRL)

A profile of laboratories in Manchester and Wessex, established in 2002 to support UK genetic laboratory services.

The NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre

Aims to integrate education in genetics and genomics into all levels of education and training for NHS health professionals; includes an extensive library of resources, newsletters and contacts.

The Nowgen Centre for Genetics in Healthcare

A centre in Manchester that aims to inform and improve the practice of genetic medicine; includes details of projects and facilities, news, and contacts.

PHG Foundation (Foundation for Genomics and Population Health)

A UK-based international organisation that seeks to translate advances in biomedicine and genomics into effective ways to prevent illness and provide treatment. Describes their work programme, with resources, news and press releases, and contacts.

Primary Care Genetics Society

Established to support primary care professionals (PCPs) by providing information and education and help translate continuing advances in clinical genetics into practice; with details of conferences, networks, resources, and news.

SSIEM - Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

A UK-based international association that fosters the study of inherited metabolic disorders and related topics; with details of training, resources, events, and contacts for national societies.

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