A tube of saliva…. here starts the Genetic journey!

I received in the post today the kit from the Project team conducting the Next Generation Sequencing for Genetic Conditions, in particular bone diseases. You may remember I was invited and I agreed to participate in this research project in the hope that: 1. We might find some definitive answers as to why my leg … Continue reading A tube of saliva…. here starts the Genetic journey!

It’s all about the Genes! I’m about to become a Guinea Pig!

I received a long awaited phone call last week from a Qld Hospital Research Department, inviting me to take part in a research project that is aiming to discover what genes or new mutations of a known gene I have, that may be the cause of my disease. This was something my Endocrinologist had put me forward … Continue reading It’s all about the Genes! I’m about to become a Guinea Pig!