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Antimicrobial resistance: This is not just a phage

I worked at a pharmacy for over seven years. During that time, thousands of prescriptions for antibiotics came and went. […]

Mitochondrial DNA is released by cigarette smoke

In a recent study, researchers have discovered that mitochondrial DNA is released extracellularly upon exposure to cigarette smoke and in […]

Genome-reduced ‘living medicine’ created for drug-resistant infections

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation have created a ‘living medicine’ to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria growing on the surfaces […]

Genome Giants: Stephen F. Kingsmore – President and CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Stephen F. Kingsmore is the President and CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, where they are pioneering the […]

Patient Perspectives: Vaila Morrison – Architect, Mother and Rare Disease Advocate (KAT6A syndrome)

Vaila Morrison is an architect focused on sustainable and inclusive design as well as a mother to a child with […]

Vulnerable genes may combat antibiotic resistance

Target-based antibiotics act on the products of essential genes but rarely result in bacterial death. A new study published in […]

Patient Perspectives: Dominique Goodson – Sickle Cell Warrior and President of the SCDForum

Dominique Goodson is a sickle cell warrior, advocate and president of the online platform, SCDForum. After being diagnosed with sickle […]

Patient Perspectives: Maddie Stoodley – Gaucher’s Association Ambassador and UK Board Member

Maddie Stoodley is a rare disease patient and Gaucher’s Association Ambassador and UK board member. Stoodley was diagnosed at 16 […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Foodomics – Olivia McAuliffe

Olivia McAuliffe is a Principal Scientist at the Teagasc Food Research Centre in Ireland. Her team explores the genetics and […]

World of Genomics: Thailand

For this week’s World of Genomics entry, we head on over to the ‘Land of Smiles’, also known as Thailand. […]