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Genomics Workshop Cambridge, UK 17th – 19th September 2018 As scientists we are spoilt with the amount of data that we have available to understand biology and how this goes wrong in disease. The scale of the data is, however, enormous, and therefore understanding how to use it effectively is a challenge. A pertinent […]
Tanya is aged 52 and has Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia (GT), an inherited platelet disorder. She is married and works part time as a nurse specialist. Patients with GT have normal numbers of platelets, but their platelets do not function properly as they lack a key substance which makes platelets stick together to stop bleeding. Tanya’s Story […]