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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

World of Genomics: Luxembourg

In this World of Genomics instalment, we’re taking a trip to Luxembourg. The second richest country in the world, and […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 14th January

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

World of Genomics: USA

How can we sum up the United States of America in just a few short sentences? One of the largest […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 31st December

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief covering 17th to 31st December – full of intriguing news and research […]