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An impact study on the rare disease community: a call to action

Jo Balfour, one of the founding members and current Operations Manager at Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN), has collaborated with […]

The impact of COVID-19 on the rare disease community

For the last few weeks, we have been covering COVID-related stories, from the sequencing of the virus, the research efforts, […]

“Usually, you’re relatively alone in your rare disease community” – Interview with Shelley Simmonds, Patient Advocate for rare diseases

Shelley Simmonds is a patient advocate whose son has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne causes muscle weakening and wasting and is […]

World of Genomics: Italy

Italy is famous for its rich history, beautiful architecture and world-renowned cuisine. Surrounded by such inspiration and the legacy of […]

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 […]

World of Genomics: Belgium

Belgium, a small but mighty kingdom in Europe, is our next stop in our Word of Genomics tour. The contributions […]

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 […]

World of Genomics: Poland

Introduction Whilst classical music may not be everyone’s cup of tea, it is hard to deny the lasting influence of […]

Tomatoes have a positive influence on the gut microbiome

About 22% of the vegetables consumed in Western diets are tomatoes – though whether tomatoes should even be classed as […]

A Spotlight On: Increasing Diversity in Genetics Studies – Karoline Kuchenbaecker

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at University College London, joins us to discuss her work to increase representation in […]