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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 […]

World of Genomics: India

The Republic of India is the most populous democracy in the world, and is a highly diverse country with thousands […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 10th September

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

New tool links individual cells with disease risk in scRNA-seq data

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) often provide researchers with an insight into how genetic variants […]

Exome sequencing study identifies new genes and variants involved in Crohn’s disease

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new study published in Nature uses large-scale exome sequencing to identify new genes […]

A Spotlight On: Genomics in Qatar – Said Ismail, Director of Qatar Genome

Said Ismail is the Director of Qatar Genome, a national programme trying to spearhead Qatar’s vision to become a pioneer […]