GenOMICC study on COVID-19 patients
If you have had COVID-19 and would like to register your interest in taking part in this study, please click the button below.
Please only register your interest if you are 16 years old or above and resident in the UK.
Genomics England, in partnership with the GenOMICC consortium, is working with the NHS to deliver whole genome sequencing of up to 20,000 people who have been severely affected by COVID-19 – requiring intensive care – and 15,000 people who had mild symptoms.
This study aims to find out whether there are genetic factors that mean that some people experience severe symptoms whilst others experience only mild symptoms.
COVID-19’s impact on the 100,000 Genomes Project
Although many participants will have received a result at this stage, we are aware that there are still some participants who have not received anything yet. We have also promised to do reanalysis for all 100,000 Genomes Project participants, and additional findings for those who have asked for them. Unfortunately, this work is now being delayed due to our focus on COVID-19. Genomics England and NHS England have jointly written a letter to participants, which you can download below.Download the letter here