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Pharmacogenetic testing could save millions

According to new research from the University of East Anglia in collaboration with Boots UK and Leiden University, four million […]

Representative sampling method improves the genetic testing for cancer treatment

A wholistic tumour sampling method developed by researchers from The Francis Crick Institute, Roche, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Lisa Hughes, Cambridge University Hospital: Non-Invasive Genetic Testing in Pregnancy: Lessons From Genetic Counselling Practice

Lisa obtained a BSc in Biology with Sociology then trained as a paediatric nurse, working in London and Australia. She […]

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 […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genetics and Obesity – Giles Yeo

Giles Yeo is a Principal Research Associate at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and the Scientific Director of the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core […]

Eliminating malaria via a simple genetic modification

Researchers have tested genetically modifying mosquitos to express antimalarial genes and pass them on to offspring as a new strategy […]

How Finnish genetics have shifted

A new analysis by researchers at the University of Finland has detailed how Finnish genetics have changed throughout the 20th […]

The genetics of miscarriage

1 in 8 pregnancies will end in miscarriage. Growing up I always assumed that having a miscarriage was rare and […]

It’s time to talk about epigenetic clocks

Ageing. Mother nature’s curse, but a plastic surgeon’s blessing. All humans age. But how we age and most importantly how […]

Genetics Unzipped: Heat, Stick, Duplicate, Repeat – The Story Of The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney in the latest episode of the Genetics Society’s Genetics Unzipped podcast, brings you the story and […]