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29 Mar 2016

EuroGentest2 project featured by the HORIZON 2020

EuroGentest2 featured by HORIZON 2020[more]

18 Jan 2016

Guidelines for diagnostic next-generation sequencing published

Guidelines for utilisation of next-generation sequencing approaches in genetic diagnostics have been published on behalf of EuroGenTest and ESHG[more]

11 Jan 2016

Learning modules on genetic testing in familial breast and ovarian cancer

Learning modules for health professionals created by University of Plymouth [more]

02 Dec 2014

Call for Comments - NGS Guidelines EuroGentest

Dear EuroGentest members! We have been drafting guidelines for diagnostic NGS. This was an initiative, taken in the context of EuroGentest but many other colleagues have contributed to the discussions and the final document. We...[more]

11 Aug 2014

Current issues in medically assisted reproduction and genetics in Europe: research, clinical practice, ethics, legal issues and policy. European Society of Human Genetics and European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. (copy 1)

A joint paper of ESHG and EuroGentest2.[more]

30 May 2013

German policy documents on the regulation of genetic testing

In April 2013, two policy documents on the regulation of genetic services have been issues in Germany, one by the German Ethics Council and one by the Genetic Diagnostics Commission. The first one expresses recommendations on...[more]

30 May 2013

ACMG guidelines for genetic counselling

Click here to read a comment written by Heather Skirton on the ACMG (American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics) guidelines.[more]

27 May 2013

Visit EuroGentest at ESHG2013 in Paris, France

EuroGentest will be present at ESHG2013 with a booth and several workshops and seminars.[more]

29 Apr 2013

Leaflet on Genetic Tests for Health Purposes translated in 17 languages

The Leaflet on Genetic Tests for Health Purposes was produced by the Council of Europe, with the support of Eurogentest and the European Society of Human Genetics. It aims at providing general objective information on genetic...[more]

24 Apr 2013

Executive Summary of the 7th Meeting of the EUCERD now online

The seventh meeting of the European Union Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases (EUCERD) took place on 31 January – 1 February 2013 in Luxembourg: the plenary session was preceded by breakout sessions by stakeholder group to...[more]

24 Apr 2013

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)11 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the impact of genetics on the organisation of health care services and training of health professionals

The committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has issued an interesting document on genetics and its impact on national health care services. [more]

23 Apr 2013

E-Rare Workshop: Ethical aspects of exome and whole genome sequencing studies (WES/WGS) in rare diseases, 14 January 2013, Tel Aviv, Israel

The workshop was organized on the 14 of January 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel by the Chief Scientist Office of the Health Ministry of Israel, a member of E-Rare Consortium.[more]

25 Mar 2013

EuroGentest Network Response to the European Commission Proposal for a Regulation on IVD Medical Devices

EuroGentest Network Response to the European Commission Proposal for a Regulation on IVD Medical Devices[more]

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