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Transmission of epigenetic memory across multiple generations

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. New research from UC Santa Cruz has shown that transgenerational epigenetic inheritance (the inheritance […]

Genetic variant affects the impact of brain stimulation on memory

A new study has revealed that a variant of the gene BDNF can affect an individual’s response to brain stimulation. […]

Gene therapy reverses age-related memory impairment

Researchers have developed a new strategy to rescue age-related memory impairment in mice with gene therapy, which involves restoring the […]

Long-Term Space Flights May Impede Learning & Memory in the Hippocampus

A recent study found that the Earth’s magnetic field plays an important role in neurogenesis, learning & memory mediated by […]

A molecular connection between the gut microbiome, genetics and memory has been established

The role the microbiome plays in human health has long been studied, but recent studies have been elucidating that it […]

Alzheimer’s research: LRP6-Val variant is linked to synapse loss and cognitive decline

A new study, published in Science, suggests that deficient Wnt signalling may contribute to synapse loss and cognitive decline in […]

A Spotlight On: Sleep Deprivation & Genomic Regulation – Derk-Jan Dijk

We speak to Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and Physiology at the University of Surrey, Director of the Surrey Sleep […]

Obesity may trigger epigenetic changes that lead to loss of vision

In a recent study published in Science, researchers report that diet-induced obesity can trigger epigenetic changes, which alter the regulation […]

World of Genomics: Belgium

Belgium, a small but mighty kingdom in Europe, is our next stop in our Word of Genomics tour. The contributions […]

Cholesterol dysregulation associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have uncovered an association between APOE4 and erroneous cholesterol processing. This genetic variant […]