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GWAS reveals risk loci for hypertension

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer High blood pressure is the leading contributor to premature death worldwide. Detecting signs of […]

GWAS identifies new acne risk genes

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) of acne has identified 29 regions of the genome that influence the condition. Acne vulgaris […]

GWAS of bipolar disorder provides new insights

A new genome-wide association study (GWAS) of over 40,000 bipolar disorder cases has provided new insights into the underlying disease […]

Largest Middle East GWAS reveals clinically relevant variants

A recent GWAS analysis in the Middle Eastern Qatari population has identified genetic associations in 45 clinically relevant traits. GWAS […]

Largest ever GWAS of Alzheimer’s disease

The results from the largest GWAS of Alzheimer’s disease have been released as preprint in medRxiv. These findings have implicated […]

Japanese Study Identifies 35 Genetic Risk Factors for Atrial Fibrillation

In a new study published in Nature, researchers have identified 35 genetic susceptibility loci for atrial fibrillation (AF) in a […]

Variant-to-gene mapping uncovers genetic link to sleep regulation

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University, the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have uncovered […]

A Spotlight On: Risk Genes for Psychiatric Disorders – Derek Morris

Derek Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Galway, joins us to discuss the genetics behind psychiatric […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 22nd October

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

Exercise revealed as top theoretical Alzheimer’s treatment

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. Want to know how to stave off the effects of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? Get […]