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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 […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Conservation Genetics and the Tasmanian Devil – Paul Hohenlohe

Paul Hohenlohe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Idaho. Hohenlohe’s research focus […]

Generating a proteo-genomic map of human health

Researchers at Medical Research Council Epidemiology have carried out a genome-proteome-wide association study that targeted 4,775 distinct proteins, enabling them […]

AI has been used to rapidly diagnose critically ill patients with rare genetic diseases

Recently, researchers used Fabric GEM, an artificial intelligence algorithm, to detect disease causing variants in newborns and rare disease patients […]

Interpreting genetic variants in type 2 diabetes

Numerous genetic variants in the human genome have been linked to type 2 diabetes. However, as most of these variants […]

Gene therapy to restore vision after stroke

Vision loss can be a side effect of a major brain injury, such as a stroke. In this context, neurons […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Baby boom – the surprising genetic secrets hidden in the placenta

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney explores the science behind one of the most remarkable […]

Genome Giants: Kay Davies – Human Geneticist and Professor of Genetics, University of Oxford

Dame Kay Davies is a human geneticist and Professor of Genetics at the University of Oxford. Davies has spent her […]

Can we be genetically predisposed to psychiatric disease and addiction?

A recent study, published in NeuroResource, has used single-nucleus transcriptome analysis to identify cell-type-specific molecular signatures in the brain that […]

The rollercoaster ride of gene therapy (admission fees required)

Where there is a symptom there is hopefully a treatment. For example, if I have a headache, I reach straight […]