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BEIS published case study on how genomic data was shared during the pandemic

BEIS has published a case study on how genomic data was shared during the covid-19 pandemic. This report discusses the highlights and challenges that were faced for genomic data sharing through this time, including how these could be addressed going forward. Some of the issues discussed include the difficulty in gaining the data in the first place and the associated…
Ben Kemp
November 18, 2022
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URGENT REMINDER: Charles River Associates (CRA) Interview Request

Charles River Associates (CRA) has been commissioned by the British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) to develop a new narrative on the UK genomics landscape. The focus is firstly to develop a value framework articulating the benefits of advanced in vitro diagnostics (for patients, healthcare systems, payers, and wider society) and current access challenges in the UK, and secondly to…
Natalie Creaney
November 10, 2022
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NHS England Genomics Programme strategy consultation

The NHS Genomics Programme is developing a strategy which will set out the priorities for the NHS GMS over the next 3 to 5 years and they’d like members’ input on what these priorities should be. The outcomes of this survey will inform the development of the NHS genomics strategy and the final strategy will take into consideration funding and…
Ben Kemp
September 2, 2022
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BIVDA attends the Global Genomics Conference 2022

On 25 May, Ashleigh attended the Global Genomics Conference hosted by Public Policy Projects. This event brings together a variety of stakeholders within the genomics space to deliver discussions around they key topics facing the space. The day was opened with a panel discussion on diversity within genomics, both in the workspace of and in the genomics samples and studies…
Natalie Creaney
May 27, 2022
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Global Genomics Conference announced for 23 May

Public Policy Projects has organised a ‘Global Genomics Conference’ 2022 event, sponsored by Genomics England (a member of BIVDA). The event will provide a platform for the exploration and discussion of some of the key policy and ethical considerations of participation in genomics and builds upon the more specific work that PPP has conducted and is conducting in the UK…
Ben Kemp
April 8, 2022
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NHS England launches second open call for innovations in cancer care 

The NHS Cancer Programme is launching its second Innovation Open Call in cancer care on 5 April 2022. The call aims to identify the most promising innovations targeting earlier diagnosis of cancer and accelerate them into practice. The call will support the ambitions in the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP), to diagnose three quarters of cancers at stages one and two,…
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March 18, 2022
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We held our first in person Genomics working party meeting (ever) on Monday at the BIVDA offices!

This group finally met “in person” following the end of Covid rules and conducted a “Hackathon” to understand the requirements to make progress towards an ecosystem and regulatory framework. We welcomed MRC who outlined the feedback and requirements relating to the Cancer Summit. Members were asked to contribute their thoughts on the key objectives from the report. The overall consensus…
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March 4, 2022