BioResources – Multiple Primary TumoursLocal Principal Investigator
Professor William NewmanStudy Status
To develop more affordable DNA-based tests for the diagnosis of rare diseases for which the gene is known. Accurate tests can be developed to obtain quicker diagnosis. This is important for selecting the best care and possible treatment, but also to provide accurate information to the wider family about risks to other family members.
To discover genes causing rare diseases; only half of the genes for rare diseases are currently known. Once the gene causing a rare disease has been identified, the search for better treatments can start.Inclusion Criteria
Patients with either:
Belfast City Hospital, Birmingham Women’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (St Mary's Hospital), Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, Leeds University Hospitals, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust, Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospitals Clinical Genetics Centre, London University Hospital, Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, *Ninewells Hospitals Tayside NHS (in progress)For more information click here