Genetics and Medicine

Secondary science students can discover fascinating research into breast cancer, heart conditions, and more, as well as the related ethical and social issues.

There are 5 videos in this series.

15 mins Genes and Disease
A look at how modern genetic research is helping scientists to understand a rare life-threatening heart condition, as well as the more common skin condition, eczema in this video for KS4 science and above.
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15 mins Breast Cancer in the Family
A look into how genomic research is helping scientists to understand the genetic and environmental factors affecting complex conditions, such as breast cancer in a video suitable for KS4 and above.
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15 mins Genomics, Society and Health
A group of the UK’s leading experts in genetics, medicine and bioethics discuss some of the ethical and social issues in modern genomic research.
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4 mins Genomics, Society and Health - Personality and Behaviour
A group of the UK's leading experts in genetics, medics and bioethics discuss how genomic research may help in understanding personality and behaviour traits.
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5 mins Genomics, Society and Health - Genomics, decision-making and risk
A group of the UK's leading experts in genetics, medics and bioethics discuss some of the ethical and social issues in modern genomic research and testing.
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