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A Healthy Microbiome Buffers Against the Effect of Antibiotics

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Antibiotics are crucial treatments for bacterial infections. However, antibiotic exposure can lead to changes […]

New form of antimicrobial resistance discovered in Group A Streptococcus

Researchers have identified a new form of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Group A Streptococcus (GAS). GAS organisms can cause various […]

Insights Into The Danish National Genome Center

Bettina Lundgren, CEO of the Danish National Genome Center, joins us to discuss the incredible work being undertaken in Denmark […]

Social behaviours influenced by genetic and environmental factors

A team of researchers from the University of Utah have discovered that inhibition of the enzyme topoisomerase IIα (Top2a) during […]

The Magnificent Microbiome: Where have we been and where are we going? (Part 1)

In this blog, we will attempt to cover some of the many ways our microbiomes impact our health and wider […]

International genomics study identifies emerging multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae strain

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new study published in The Lancet has used whole-genome analysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Lung Microbiome – Aran Singanayagam, Imperial College London

Aran Singanayagam is an MRC Clinician Scientist, Group Leader at the Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection (CMBI) at Imperial […]

Banishing ‘One Size Fits All’ – Implementing Pharmacogenomics into the NHS

Written by Vered Smith, science writer  A report has been published by the Royal College of Physicians and the British […]

Sepsis-Associated Variants Integrated into Polygenic Risk Score

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers at the University of Michigan have published a study in PLOS ONE identifying […]

A Breath of Fresh Air in Microbiome Research

Over the past few decades, the microbiome has emerged as an exciting area of research. The microbiome is a known […]