Every Friday we post a blog on a topic related to genetic medicine. You can find our new posts on Twitter under the hashtag #TGMIFriday. You can also sign up to get our blog posts direct to your email inbox. Please contact us if you have any suggestions for topics we should address.


The Gene Curation Coalition (GenCC) brings seven initiatives together to tackle key needs in the curation of links between genes and disease.

The Gene Curation Coalition

Dominic McMullan
In this interview, TGMI team member Dominic McMullan shares his vision of connecting all diagnostic grade genetics data in a global resource.

The TGMI Team – Dominic McMullan

Sharing data is essential for genetic medicine to be successful. But how do we, could we and should we make data accessible?

Making data accessible

TGMI team member David FitzPatrick talks about the importance of robust evidence for gene-disease associations, and the need for systematic phenotype descriptions.

The TGMI Team – David FitzPatrick

Grace Tiao talks about her work at the Broad Institute, as part of the methods development team for gnomAD, and shares her thoughts on genetic medicine.

The TGMI Team – Grace Tiao

We have become much better at making genetic diagnoses. But how good are we at answering the questions about prognosis that such diagnoses lead to? And how can we do better?

Prognosis not just diagnosis

#TGMIFriday in 2017
Looking back on the past year of #TGMIFriday, the most popular posts all talk about some of the basic issues that the TGMI is trying to address

A year in #TGMIFriday posts

Matthew Hurles
TGMI team member Matthew Hurles talks about his involvement in the DDD, DECIPHER and TGMI, and the problems that still need to be solved in genetic medicine.

The TGMI Team – Matthew Hurles

Not all issues in genetic medicine are scientific or medical challenges. Sometimes it’s all about communication and the way we share information.

Communication in genetic medicine