Syed Kamall Supports Genomics England’s Vision for Newborn Genomes Research Pilot

Minister for Innovation Syed Kamall expresses support for Genomics England’s vision for a pilot research project that aims to utilize whole genome sequencing in newborn health screening programs. The pilot, conducted in partnership with the NHS, will focus on identifying and treating rare genetic diseases in newborn babies.

Syed Kamall highlights that “Genomics is changing the future of healthcare, from detecting new variants of COVID-19 to enabling more targeted treatment of illness. This innovative research pilot could truly change peoples’ lives and keep the NHS ahead of the curve in delivering state of the art care to those who need it.”

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