Bristol Genetics Laboratory Useful Links

Below is a selection of links to external websites.

Clinical Genetics
Our local Clinical Genetics department at the United Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

UK Genetics Testing Network
Collaborative group of genetic testing laboratories. Searchable online database of UKGTN laboratories and tests provided.

Bristol Genetics Laboratory is the laboratory services provider for the West Of England Genomic Medicine Centre.  The West of England Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC) has been set up with the aim to provide a Genomic Medicine Centre (GMC) service to the population in Bristol and parts of Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. It is part of the Government’s 100,000 Genomes Project.
Orphanet is a database portal of information on rare diseases and laboratory services available. Its aim is to contribute to the improvement of the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with rare diseases.
GeneTests Web site is a medical genetics information resource developed for physicians, other healthcare providers, and researchers. Searchable online database of international laboratories and tests provided.

European Directory of Molecular Genetics Laboratories
European directory giving lists of disorders for which genetic analysis is undertaken.

British Society of Human Genetics
Independent body representing UK human genetics professionals.

Association for Clinical Cytogenetics
Professional association for Clinical Cytogeneticists working in the UK.

Royal college of pathologists
Professional organisation concerned with all matters relating to the science and practice of pathology.

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
Catalogue of human genes and genetic disorders. Contains textual information, references and links.

Contact a family
Charity supporting families of children with disabilities.

Charity supporting families with rare chromosomal disorders.

Genetic Alliance
National alliance of patient organisations supporting families affected by genetic disorders.

Last Updated:  23rd November 2016