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Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing-Informed Precision Medicine for Critically Ill Children by Stephen F. Kingsmore

At the Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2021, we were joined by Stephen F. Kingsmore (President and CEO, Rady Children’s […]

WINGS: New genetics service takes flight

A new genetics service known as WINGS (Wales Infants’ and Children’s Genome Service) was launched last week. The service aims […]

Data shows incidental findings most frequent in cancer risk genes

A study using Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network have tracked the frequency and type of secondary or incidental findings […]

“Our geneticist could only find three published articles about the GRIN1 gene at the time” – Interview with Jillian Hastings Ward, Chair of the Participant Panel at Genomics England

Jillian Hastings Ward is Chair of the Participant Panel at Genomics England. The Panel acts as an advisory body to the Genomics England board to ensure that the data collected by the 100,000 Genomes Project is being used for the best interests of the participants.

FoG 2020 Presentation Rona Strawbridge, University of Glasgow: Genetics of suicidal behaviour: novel findings, relation to psychiatric disorders and impact on completed suicid

Since completing my PhD, I have been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases. Much of my career has […]

Epigenetic clock is accelerated in major depressive disorder

Researchers have found that an epigenetic clock and predictor of mortality – GrimAge – is accelerated in individuals with major […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of CRISPR – how we learned to edit the genome

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Kat Arney takes a look at the history of gene editing, from […]

Engineered immune cells prevent cancer from spreading

In a recent study in mice, researchers found that engineered immune cells were able to shrink tumours and prevent the […]

Genes for increased risk of cervical cancer found

Researchers have identified three genes associated with an increased risk of developing cervical cancer. Cervical cancer Despite the success of […]

CRISPR identifies gene involved in metastasis

New research from scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute has revealed a gene that plays a key role in metastasis […]