Genetic Interest Group Company Profile

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The Genetic Interest Group (GIG) is a national alliance of organisations with a membership of over 130 charities which support children, families and individuals affected by genetic disorders.Its primary goal is to promote awareness and understanding of genetic disorders so that high quality services for people affected by genetic conditions are developed and made available to all who need them.


Unit 4D, Leroy House, 436 Essex Road
N1 3QP
United Kingdom


Phone: 44 (0)20 7704 3141
Fax: 44 (0)20 7359 1447

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[News] Redefining the molecular substructure of medulloblastoma

An international research consortium has uncovered the genetic causes of the consensus molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma, which display distinct transcriptional and genetic alterations, and diffe...

International research group to explore underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy

A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by the discoveries of University of Adelaide researchers.

Global group to investigate genetic causes of cerebral palsy

(University of Adelaide) A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by the discoveries of University of Adelaide...

New test for childhood genetic disorders 'transformational'

The gruelling way doctors are often forced to diagnose a group of rare genetic disorders in children could be transformed by a new test developed by The University of Manchester and Saint Mary's Hospi...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces Sale of Equity Interest in Boda

NANJING, China, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group ("Simcere" or the "Company") (NYSE: SCR), a leading pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, manufac...

Natera enters $100mm debt facility with OrbiMed; draws down $75mm

Natera Inc. (genetic testing for reproductive health) entered into a $100mm debt facility with existing investor OrbiMed Advisors. The company immediately drew down $75mm, and has until the end of 201...

Study shows certain genetic faults help predict immunotherapy success in cancer

New research conducted by John Hopkins University in Baltimore, US, has found that a certain group of genetic faults can be used to predict the success of immunotherapy in cancer patients.

Could mutations and inherited genes play a role in cerebral palsy?

(Springer) Hemiplegic cerebral palsy hampers movement in one side of a person's body. In the first genetic study of its kind to exclusively focus on those with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, a group of 26...

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Genetic, enzymatic and metabolite profiling of the Lactobacillus casei group reveals strain biodiversity and potential applications for flavour diversification.

The Lactobacillus casei group represents a widely explored group of lactic acid bacteria, characterised by a high level of biodiversity. In this study, the genetic and phenotypic diversity of a collec...

Investigation of Genetic Etiology in Neurodegenerative Dementias: Recommendations from the Centro Hospitalar São João Neurogenetics Group.

In the past few years several gene mutations have been identified as causative of the most frequent neurodegenerative dementias (Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia). These advances, along w...

Population genetic analysis and conservation strategies for redtail shrimp Fenneropenaeus penicillatus using ten microsatellite markers.

Fenneropenaeus penicillatus, which is on the Red List of Endangered Species for China, is an important shrimp species. However, there is not enough genetic information on F. penicillatus for conservat...

Impact of conflicts of interest on guideline recommendations : Empirical study within the second update of the German interdisciplinary S3 guidelines on fibromyalgia syndrome.

The impact of conflicts of interest (COI) in general and of academic COI in particular on guideline recommendations in pain medicine has not yet been studied. Whether the inclusion of patients and of ...

Autosomal InDel polymorphisms for population genetic structure and differentiation analysis of Chinese Kazak ethnic group.

In the present study, we assessed the genetic diversities of the Chinese Kazak ethnic group on the basis of 30 well-chosen autosomal insertion and deletion loci and explored the genetic relationships ...

Clinical Trials [5709 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Genomic Basis of Neurodevelopmental and Brain Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease (CHD Brain and Genes)

Approximately 400 Congenital heart disease patients will participate in the research study which will include one or more research visits for neurodevelopmental testing, brain MRI, and col...

An Exploration of Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer Susceptibility

Study of the factors that affect interest in - and uptake of - genetic testing for variants that predispose to prostate cancer from the perspective of the patient.

Genetic Factors and Interrelationships for Cancer Risk-Related Behaviors and Complex Traits

We propose to conduct a multifactorial genetic study of cancer risk-related behaviors and other complex human characteristics. The main areas of interest are tobacco smoking, excess alcoh...

Investigation of Genetic Determinants of Capecitabine Toxicity

The purpose of this study is to identify possible genetic polymorphisms that contribute to specific toxicities associated with capecitabine (hand-foot syndrome, diarrhea, and neutropenia)....

Genetic of SportS Induced Endofibrotic Remodeling

search for a genetic cause of vascular endofibrose

Companies [1968 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Genetic Analysis

Genetic Analysis has developed and launched the first gene-based routine test for the mapping and diagnosis of diseases related to dysbiosis and imbalances in the bacteria in the ...

Genetic Interest Group

The Genetic Interest Group (GIG) is a national alliance of organisations with a membership of over 130 charities which support children, families and individuals affected by genetic disorders.Its prim...

Color Genomics

Color Genomics provides a high-quality, physician-ordered, genetic test for 19 genes related to breast and ovarian cancer risk, including BRCA1 and BRCA2. The Color Test includes ...

Genetic Technologies Limited

Genetic Technologies was an early pioneer in recognizing important new applications for “non-coding” DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid). The Company has since been granted pate...

Natera, Inc.

Natera is a genetic testing company that has developed a proprietary bioinformatics technology (Parental Support) to deliver accurate and comprehensive high throughput testing for...

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