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Comprehensive sequencing of the small intestine reveals “collateral damage” by APOBEC1 enzyme may lead to cancer

Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute have found that the enzyme APOBEC1 may cause the mutations SBS2 and SBS13 – […]

Research identifies novel protective mutation against oesophageal cancer

In a new study published in Nature, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and collaborators investigated how Notch1 mutants colonize […]

Macrophage-targeted CAR T cells offer new hope for cancer therapy

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine (Mount Sinai, New York) have found that macrophage-targeted CAR T cells are capable […]

Arbitrary age limits on ALS genetic testing means many patients go missed

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. A new study in the journal Brain has found that as many as 98% […]

Epitranscriptome biomarkers successfully distinguish early and late-stage prostate cancer

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer As one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths for men in the US […]

Mutations in immune cells found to influence cancer development and the ageing process

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new genomic study of lymphocytes published in Nature has revealed that mutations occurring […]

Collagen variant found to protect cancer cells from immune attack

Newly published research using genetically engineered mice models (GEMMs) has shown that pancreatic cancer cells produce a unique form of […]

Muscle resident macrophages as a new target for muscular dystrophy treatment

New research with mice has revealed the role of muscle-resident macrophages in muscle regeneration therapy. A new study, conducted at […]

GMSCs stem cells found to retain quality with age

New research has discovered how dental tissue stem cells retain their growth and immunomodulatory characteristics, even in older donors, offering […]

Aging clones: genetic mutations hijack the production of blood cells in different stages of life

New research has discovered how genetic mutations take over the production of blood cells at different life stages. The study, […]