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‘Mini eyes’ grown in lab aid understanding of genetic blindness

Researchers at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) have grown ‘mini eyes’ to assess blindness. […]

Lab-grown brain organoids develop rudimentary eyes

A new study, published in Cell Stem Cell, has grown brain organoids in the lab that developed basic eye structures, […]

New genetic loci for eye colour identified

An international team of researchers led by King’s College London and Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam have discovered 50 new […]

UVR causes rare type of eye cancer

According to research funded by Cancer Research UK and others, ultraviolet radiation (UVR) has been found to cause a rare […]

An Eye for an Eye: A New Optic Gene Therapy

A recent paper, published in Science, explored the use of optic gene therapy to treat Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Surprisingly, […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The eyes have it – saving sight, from genetics to gene therapy

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, supported by the UK Medical Research Council, Kat Arney and stay-at-home roving […]

An overview of alternative fluids in liquid biopsy

The “liquid” in liquid biopsy most commonly refers to blood. However, the human body contains many other fluids and biological […]

Multi-Omics: The Full Picture

If you’re interested in learning more about multi-omics, the latest advancements in the field, how to incorporate and utilize the […]

A Spotlight On: Sleep Deprivation & Genomic Regulation – Derk-Jan Dijk

We speak to Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and Physiology at the University of Surrey, Director of the Surrey Sleep […]

World of Genomics: Luxembourg

In this World of Genomics instalment, we’re taking a trip to Luxembourg. The second richest country in the world, and […]