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.
Genetic information provides a unique type of knowledge
about an individual and his/her family, fundamentally different
than a typically laboratory test that provides a "snapshot" of an
individual's health status. The unique status of genetic
information and inherited disease has a number of ramifications
with regard to ethical, legal, and societal concerns.
The British Society for Genetic Medicine has its own drectory of
Medico-Legal Experts within
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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