Friday 19 July 2019
‘UK first’ Huntington's Disease Clinical Trial starts at Leeds Teaching Hospitals
This week (Monday 15th July) Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) was the first site in the UK to have a patient enrolled into the global Roche Generation-HD1 Study. The study is investigating whether a new compound can be effective in the treatment of patients with Huntington's Disease (HD).
According to Huntington’s Disease Association (HDA) around one in 10,000 people have...
Thursday 8 November 2018
Leeds, Sheffield and Newcastle Hospitals partner in new genomics laboratory hub
Genetic testing for people in Yorkshire and the North East is set to be transformed following the announcement of a new genomics laboratory hub for the region.
A major new...
Monday 31 July 2017
Genetics team recruits first patient to new trial
We are proud to say our genetics team has just recruited its first patient to a trial which could bring new hope to patients with the terminal condition Huntington’s disease.
Monday 15 May 2017
Genomics Cafe success
Last Friday the Genomics team at St. James’s held a Genomics Café in the Gledhow Wing. This was an opportunity for anyone passing by to drop in and find out...
Thursday 14 April 2016
LTHT recruits first patient to 100,000 Genomes Project in Yorkshire & Humber
Healthcare in the Yorkshire and Humber region moved into a new era this week, as the first patients were recruited for the 100,000 Genomes Project through the Yorkshire & Humber...