The British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM) represents
health professionals working in specialised genetic services in the
NHS and scientists and health professionals in medical
The society welcomes anyone working professionally within human
genetics in the UK. People who are not based in the UK can become
overseas affiliates; they are not eligible for election to the
council, but otherwise enjoy the same privileges as full
Latest News and Events from across the BSGM.
Information on Genetics, Education and Resources.
The BSGM is an independent professional body. It brings together
people working in the field, issues
statements on important aspects of human
genetics, and publishes a newsletter two times a year.
A major conference encompassing all
aspects of Genetic Medicine is organised each year. The Society has
a governing Council and a Constitution. It offers travel awards to
assist members to attend conferences.
The Society has an interest in the provision of genetic services
at a national level, and is asked for reports and advice on
important issues. It has an active role in the Joint
Committee on Genomics in Medicine (formerly the Joint Committee on
We were sorry to hear of the passing of one of our founding
fathers, Professor Rodney Harris. This obituary
from Professor Gareth Evans tells you more about his remarkable
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