Understanding the clinical significance of the genome through education and research

Resources and useful links for health care professionals

Medical Genetics

Illumina strives to advance awareness of the importance of genetics and health. We recognize that education and clinical research are key to achieving this goal. We are dedicated to providing medical genetics education, supporting independent medical education, and investing in clinical studies. All these endeavors align with our core values and ethical responsibilities.

Medical Genetics Education Resources

Illumina is committed to providing health care professionals with accurate, unbiased, and balanced medical genetics information and education. Our education begins with basic genetic concepts and encompasses specific areas of focus including obstetrics, oncology, and rare diseases. This includes support for continuing medical education (CME) activities to help enhance health care providers' knowledge, with the goal of improving patient care.

This information is not a substitute for the exercise of the health care provider’s professional judgment in providing clinical services.

Medical Genetics in Clinical Practice
Medical Genetics in Clinical Practice

Accelerate your understanding of medical genetics and learn how genomic information can aid in diagnosis and treatment.

Counseling Guide for Reproductive Genetics

Find visual aids for patient discussions about reproductive genetics concepts such as noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT).

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Introduction to NGS for Pathologists and Oncologists

Learn more about the role of genetics and next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology in clinical oncology.

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Patient Education App

Designed to help patients explore and learn about prenatal screening and testing options through non-branded, educational materials and tools.

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Illumina is committed to the advancement of medicine and improvement of patient care by increasing awareness of the utility of genomics in medicine. We provide grants in support of accredited and non-accredited medical genetics education activities for health care providers and allied health professionals. Grant requests that align with our clinical areas of focus are given priority.

All grant proposals are reviewed for compliance with our policies and relevant legal and industry requirements, including guidelines set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Requests for an educational grant should be submitted at least 90 days prior to the proposed program date and/or accreditation date. Please submit requests to IMEDgrants@illumina.com. View templates available for grant proposals: Grant Proposals, and Grant Proposal Budget.

View examples of supported CME activities at Physician Education Resource LLC, and myCME.com

Educational Grants

Clinical research trials are essential to our product development and clinical pipeline. We are committed to patient safety and value the importance of transparency. We are dedicated to sharing clinical trial information and data publicly. For more information about our involvement in clinical trials, visit clinicaltrials.gov.

Clinical Research
Genomic Medicine Primer
Genomic Medicine Primer

A review of key genetic concepts and principles published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Genomic Medicine: An Updated Primer
Genomic Medicine: An Updated Primer

An update on conceptual and technological advances in genetics and genomics published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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