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IL-33 secreting senescent cells offer new target for obesity-based liver cancer

New research has discovered how senescent cells and their secretion of IL-33 can encourage immunosuppression and tumour expansion in obesity-linked […]

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 […]

Whole-exome sequencing and the potential for obesity treatment

Researchers have demonstrated the potential of large-scale whole-exome sequencing in facilitating therapeutic target discovery to combat obesity. The recent upsurge […]

Anti-PD-1: The immunotherapy drug that reverses obesity-associated breast cancer

Researchers have discovered that treatment of breast cancer with a checkpoint inhibitor drug, called anti-PD-1, significantly reduces obesity-associated tumour burden. […]

World of Genomics: Denmark

Beneath the Aurora Borealis lies Denmark (or Danmark in Danish), a picturesque land once home to the mighty Vikings. This […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 17th September

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

World of Genomics: South Korea

Famous for kimchi, K-pop and Samsung, we travel to South Korea for the latest in our World of Genomics series. […]

World of Genomics: New Zealand

Famous for the landscapes from the Lord of the Rings, Māori culture and flightless kiwi birds, we head to New […]

World of Genomics: South Africa

Home to the Springboks, both the antelope and the rugby team, we travel to South Africa for the latest in […]

World of Genomics: Iceland

Known for volcanic landscapes, the northern lights, Nordic history and Game of Thrones filming, for the latest in our World […]