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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There may be a genetic basis to CAD and that CXCL5 may be of therapeutic interest

There may be a genetic basis to CAD and that CXCL5 may be of therapeutic interest Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN It may be possible to develop a drug that mimics the effects of CXCL5 or that increas...

CRISPR-Based Diagnostic Tool; A Strip of Paper Can Now Indicate Presence of Pathogens, Tumor DNA, or Any Genetic Signature of Interest

100-fold greater sensitivity, ability to detect multiple targets at once, and other improvements provide more power for detecting genetic signatures

Largest-ever genetic study of stroke provides new insight into the disease

(University of Maryland School of Medicine) An international research group studying 520,000 people from around the world has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke, tripling the number of ...

Thrombolysis Deniers; Stroke Visor; Genetic Cardiomyopathy Drug

(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine

Largest-ever study uncovers new genetic contributors to stroke

An international research group, including scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, studying 520,000 people from around the world has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for str...

Home genetic tests should be interpreted by experts

(Springer) Results from at-home genetic tests are not always accurate. A new study in the journal Genetics in Medicine, published by Springer Nature, now shows that up to 40 percent of direct-to-consu...

Patenting marine genetic resources: Who owns ocean biodiversity?

(University of British Columbia) Marine organisms have evolved to thrive in various ocean environments, resulting in unique adaptations that make them the object of commercial interest. Researchers fr...

Reddit AMA: Ask a genetic counselor

On April 25th, the official date for National DNA Day, join Reddit and the National Society of Genetic Counselors and learn more about genetic counseling. Genetic counselors help people understand an...

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Parkinson's Disease: Patients' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Interest in Genetic Counseling.

The objective of this study was to assess the genetics knowledge of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), and to explore their attitudes on genetic testing and interest in genetic counseling. We sur...

WebPropagate: a web-server for network propagation.

Network propagation is a powerful tool for genetic analysis which is widely used to identify genes and genetic modules that underlie a process of interest. Here we provide a graphical, web-based platf...

Genetic correlates of clarithromycin susceptibility among isolates of the Mycobacterium abscessus group and the potential clinical applicability of a PCR-based analysis of erm(41).

To define the genetic basis of clarithromycin resistance among isolates of the Mycobacterium abscessus group (MAG).

Hyperleukocytosis is associated with distinct genetic alterations and is an independent poor-risk factor in de novo acute myeloid leukemia patients.

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with hyperleukocytosis (HL) is intuitively thought as a unique group with dismal prognosis. However, comprehensive studies regarding the genetic landscape and clinical out...

The Interest of Women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome and Laparoscopic Vecchietti Neovagina in Uterus Transplantation.

The goal of this study was to assess a group of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH) women with surgically created neovaginas in the interest of uterus transplantation (UTx) and to recruit ...

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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)....

Role of Senescence in the Development of Endometrial Cancer

Several molecular studies showed chromosomal alterations in patients with endometrial cancer, with gains in 1q, 19p, 19q, 8q, 10q and 10p and loss of 4q, 16q and 18q. Several genes of inte...

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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 ...


CENTOGENE unlocks the power of genetic insights to improve the quality of life of patients with rare genetic diseases. We achieve this through knowledge created by our worldwide d...

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...

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