Health & Fitness:Medicine
Episode 10- Genomics and BNF
eGPLearning Podblast Personal Genomics Special Shownotes
In this episode, Andy describes his experience of using the 23andme’s personal genetics service. We discuss his impressions, both positive and not so positive as well as privacy concerns and what the future might hold for personal genetics and how General Practice might be involved. We also explore the use of the BNF clinical app.
eGPlearning Podblast is a health tech talk by two Nottingham based GPs covering recent topics, useful clinical apps, and interviews with primary care health tech innovators.
@sonaliKinra, @ncgpaNottm, @nottsLMC
Gandhi update (1.50)
Fasting in Ramadan is not easy
Thank you to all the #eGPlearners for helping with rebranding of @egplearning
Andy update (3.00)
On @nottstv talking about GP plus extended GP services in Nottingham.
App review: BNF Smartphone App (4.00)
HANDI (Handbook of Non-drug interventions) website (10.00)
A useful collection of non-drug resources for clinicians and patients.
Down to our Personal Genomics (10.30)
Who are 23andMe?
US based startup founded 2006.
Direct to consumer personal genome testing
CEO Anne Wojcicki used to be married to google’s Sergy Brin, google an early investor
Spit in a tube and they will analyse your genetic material, mitochondiral and chromosomal and present the results
They give you the opportunity to:
What next for personal genomics?
Correcting genetic mutations or treating more directly?
Would Andy recommend?
Please let us know what you think?
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