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 highlight of the day was a debate led by Anna Middleton,
Ethics Researcher & Registered Genetic Counsellor from The
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute on 'Ethics, Genetics and Who Wants
to be a Millionaire?' using live voting software. Other speakers
included Susan Fairgrieve, Genetics Education Facilitator, NHS
National Genetics Education & Development Centre who gave an
'Introduction to Genetics'. The feedback from the group after the
meeting was that it was really beneficial to be able to meet,
network and discuss problems and ways of improving recruitment.
See the full programme
of events for further information.
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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