UK government

Issues to Overcome

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

UK regulators have approved the use of mitochondrial transfer in two cases, according to the Guardian.

Sam Gyimah is the new UK science and universities minister, Nature News reports.

Get Up to Date

The Telegraph reports that UK physicians may need to beef up their genetics expertise.

Stay a Spell

The European Union and the UK have developed an agreement that would enable EU researchers to stay in the UK post-Brexit, Science reports.

The deal follows the release of a report that, among other things, urged support for genomics and other life sciences in the UK.

Science Economy

A new strategy document indicates that the UK plans to invest in scientific to bolster its economy, Nature News reports.

'Could Lose Our Edge'

A new report suggests the UK's stature in science and research could fall post-Brexit, the Guardian reports.

Patrick Vallance is to be the next UK chief scientific advisor, Nature News reports.

The UK says it wants to remain involved in EU research programs like Horizon 2020, but gives few details, according to Nature News.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.