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Why do people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s?

For the first time, researchers carried out single-cell transcriptomic analysis and long-read sequencing in Down syndrome brains to better understand […]

Down syndrome: New genetic approaches

A recent review, published in Cell, has examined the lessons learned from model systems and has explored emerging methods for […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genomics of tree health and adaptation – Richard Buggs, Evolutionary Biologist

Richard Buggs is a Professor of Evolutionary Genomics at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) and a Senior Research Leader […]

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 […]

Modified guide RNAs boost CRISPR-Cas13 transcript knockdown

Researchers at New York University and the New York Genome Center have developed chemically modified guide RNAs that enhance CRISPR-Cas13 […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genetics and Obesity – Giles Yeo

Giles Yeo is a Principal Research Associate at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and the Scientific Director of the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core […]

A novel pathway in the pathology of Rett syndrome

Researchers have revealed how dysregulation of the MECP2/miR-199a axis may contribute to the molecular pathology of Rett syndrome. Rett syndrome […]

Antisense therapy for MECP2 duplication syndrome

A preclinical study has provided experimental evidence that supports the use of antisense oligonucleotides as a strategy to treat MECP2 […]

Genome Giants – Leroy Hood, Co-founder and Professor, Institute for Systems Biology

Leroy Hood is a pioneer of systems biology and Professor and Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle. He […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 8th January

Below, we have summarised the latest news and research in the genomics space from the past week. Top stories from […]