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Dedifferentiated neurons: A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease

Recent findings have revealed new mechanisms in neurons that cause Alzheimer’s disease. Specifically, researchers at the University of California San […]

Circular RNA: Liquid biopsy biomarker for human diseases

A recent review, published in Protein & Cell, has explored the potential use of blood circular RNA as a liquid […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 21st November

We’ve got you covered with another round up of the top genomics news and research from around the world from […]

Opinion: Precision medicine will be driven by diagnostic technologies

Earlier this week, Stephane Budel wrote an article about the role diagnostic technologies will play in the future of precision medicine. […]

Shareable Science: What the “wellderly” can teach us about the genetics of healthy aging

Aging affects everyone, right down to our genetic core, but there’s plenty of evidence showing that each individual experiences the effects of age differently. As it turns out, some people are predisposed to a less disruptive (a kinder, gentler) aging process. New research hopes to uncover why that is.

FoG 2020 Presentation Andrew Bassett, Wellcome Sanger: Editing the genome of human iPS cells

Andrew leads the Human Gene Editing R&D group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.  After obtaining his PhD at the MRC-LMB […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 31st October

Another genomics week in brief – all the most recent research and news stories from the genomics space in one […]

Researchers identify five gene candidates linked to insomnia

A team of researchers from China have performed an integrative genomic analysis and identified five genes associated with insomnia. Insomnia […]

Inherited genes found to drive cancer metastasis

Metastasis occurs when the cancer cells escape the original tissue and establish new tissue elsewhere. Most cancer deaths are caused […]

Ethical Piece: Eugenics and Where to Draw The Line

It all comes down to what decision is being made based upon a person’s genetics.