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Dietary restraint outsmarts obesity risk genes

‘Dietary restraint outsmarts obesity risk genes‘ – Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Genetic variation underlies 40–70% of differences in […]

A gene-therapy approach for obesity

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of Barcelona, have developed […]

DNA methylation associated with obesity and diabetes

A new study, published in Nature Communications, has combined epigenome-wide association and integrative genomics to explore adipocyte DNA methylation in […]

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. […]

World of Genomics: Estonia

‘World of Genomics: Estonia’ – Original article written by Shannon Gunn, 2021. Updated by Lyndsey Fletcher, April 2024. For the […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 5th April

Welcome back to Week in Brief, where we explore the latest news from the genomics world and beyond! What’s going […]