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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 […]

Proteogenomics provides insight into head and neck cancer

A study using proteogenomics has offered new insight into matching cancer patients with an effective therapy for their particular cancer. […]

Gut microbiome implicated in anorexia

A recent review, published in Frontiers in Psychiatry, has examined the evidence that the gut microbiome may play a significant […]

UVR causes rare type of eye cancer

According to research funded by Cancer Research UK and others, ultraviolet radiation (UVR) has been found to cause a rare […]

Biomarkers found in sperm linked to autism

Biomarkers in human sperm have been found to indicate a propensity to autism spectrum disorder in the fathers’ offspring. Autism […]

Base editing extends lifespan of mice with progeria

Researchers have successfully used a base editing technique to extend the lifespan of mice with the genetic variant associated with […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 9th January

Another week, another genomics week in brief – filled with the latest news and research from the genomics space. Top […]