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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 […]

A Spotlight On: Polygenic Embryo Screening – Dr. Todd Lencz, Professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Dr Todd Lencz is a Professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research in Manhasset, New York. Lencz’s team were […]

Rare variants involved in eczema susceptibility

A recent meta-analysis has identified rare exonic variants that play a role in eczema susceptibility. Eczema Eczema is a chronic […]

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 […]

New research finds ABI3 gene function in Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have found that loss of ABI3 function, a protein-coding gene, may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by […]

Sensor in the brain explains why humans are getting taller

A recent study has revealed that a sensor in the brain may explain why humans are growing taller and reaching […]

Genome Giants – Janina Jeff, Staff Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina

Janina Jeff is an American geneticist and Staff Bioinformatics Scientist at Illumina. Jeff is particularly interested in identifying genetic variants […]

Genetic overlap between metabolites and migraines

Researchers have conducted a comprehensive genetic analysis to estimate the polygenic genetic overlap between 316 unique blood metabolite levels and […]