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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 […]

The State Of: Newborn Sequencing

Newborn sequencing has been a hot topic in the news in recent years. From Guinness World Records to large-scale screening […]

Generative AI: Will New Tech Transform Healthcare?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has found itself at the forefront of the scientific world in recent years. Despite existing as a […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 8th March

What’s been going on in the genomics world this week? In Week in Brief, we summarise the latest developments. There […]

Diversity in Genomics: Assessing the Mosaic of Human Life

Despite our DNA only differing at around 0.1% of base pairs, human life is complex, unique and varied. Although this […]