David Bourn, Head of Newcastle Genetics Laboratory at the Institute of Genetic Medicine has kindly decided to donate the proceeds of his fascinating new book to Newcastle Hospitals Charity – the official charity of Newcastle Hospitals.
David, who is based at Newcastle’s Centre for Life, has recently published Diagnostic Genetic Testing a book on genetic testing that aims to explore this topical and fast moving area. The book is aimed at a broad audience, with the intention of providing information not only on recent developments but also on limitations and ethical issues in the field.
Speaking of his book and his generous decision to donate all royalties to Newcastle Hospitals Charity, David said:
“There are many excellent textbooks and popular science books on genetics, but I wasn’t aware of anything that aims to introduce diagnostic genetic testing to a wider audience. Hopefully this book will help to fill a gap.
At an exceptionally difficult time for the NHS, it seemed fitting that any royalties should go to help support Newcastle Hospitals Charity in their work to improve the lives of patients and staff.”
You can find out more and buy David’s book here.
For more information about supporting Newcastle Hospitals Charity, please click here.
At an exceptionally difficult time for the NHS, it seemed fitting that any book royalties should go to help support Newcastle Hospitals Charity in their work to improve the lives of patients and staff.David Bourn PhD Head of Newcastle Genetics Laboratory