Genomics England gets new partner for diagnostic decision support

Congenica has been revealed as Genomics England‘s partner for diagnostic decision support. Genomics England runs the 100,000 genomes project, and represents the NHS’s effort to incorporate genetics into medicine.

Congenica have been part of the 100,000 genomes project from its start, and will now help inform work on using genetics for diagnostics.

The Chief Executive of Genomics England, Professor John Mattick, said

“By working with Congenica from the start of the 100,000 Genomes Project, we’ve been able to provide high quality variant interpretation of genome sequences to the NHS, helping deliver benefits to patients at scale.

“Now that we are embarking on the next exciting step in our journey to embed genomic medicine in healthcare, Congenica will continue to play an important role with Genomics England in delivering results to clinicians and diagnoses to patients.”

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Published on 18. October 2018 in News, News UK