Tena Kotou Katoa, We are pleased to announce our upcoming presentation in our Seminar Series on Friday 27th May 1-2pm. In this seminar we have Professor Stefan Bohlander speaking about Precision medicine for haematological malignancies. Why stamp collecting was...
The Centre for Cancer Research (CCR) is proud to invite you to the next seminar in their new 2022 Seminar Series, which will be on Friday 13th May at 1pm.
In this talk, Andrew covers the red herrings of research into genetic predispositions, and explains where advances are really being made in predicting common complex diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Part of the University of Auckland’s Raising the Bar: Home Edition series.
The world of lifestyle genetics is a very murky one.
There are a whole lot of things that are not diseases but traits, like baldness, food preference, freckles, or addiction, which now have genes associated with them.
Companies have been going direct to consumers asking them to spit into a tube and get information about these genes. Often these types of genetic tests target the worried well, especially through social media.
Tena Kotou Katou, The Centre for Cancer Research (CCR) is proud to invite you to the next seminar in their new 2022 Seminar Series, which will be on Friday 29th April at 1pm. This will be a ‘Show & Tell’ event, in which we will showcase some of the fantastic...
Tēnā Kotou Katoa, The Centre for Cancer Research (CCR) is proud to have started pur 2022 Seminar Series with the Flagship Seminar led by Prof. Cris Print on Thursday 31st March at 1pm. CCR have identified this seminar as foundational due to the central focus on...
Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) aim to improve the health outcomes of those diagnosed with prostate cancer with a radical paradigm shift in radiotherapy treatment.
The Centre for Cancer Research (CCR) is proud to start their 2022 Seminar Series with the Flagship Seminar led by Prof. Cris Print at 1pm 31st March 2022.
It’s discrimination by predisposition – making health insurance harder to get for those who need it most.
A collaborative alliance of clinicians, patients and lawyers are now calling for a ban on health insurers using people’s genomic information to underwrite insurance policies and premiums.
OPINION: Genetic testing is increasingly used as part of routine healthcare to determine a patient’s risk for some conditions, including certain cancers.
But insurers can use genetic test results to refuse cover or increase premiums. This is called genetic discrimination – the use of someone’s genetic information to treat them differently.