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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: Australia

Known for wild landscapes and distinctive wildlife, Australia is one of the largest countries in the world. Australia has a […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Prioritized Based on Genetics?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Evidence suggests that a person’s genetic make-up may be at least partly responsible for […]

Understanding How Microbiome Proteins Are Involved in Disease

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers have developed an interaction network that can identify how commensals (such as many […]

Colorectal Cancer Genomic Differences in Patients with African and European Ancestry

Colorectal Cancer Genomic Differences in Patients with African and European Ancestry  Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have published […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 29th January

We have summarised some of the latest news and research across the genomics space – enjoy! Top stories from the […]

World of Genomics: Switzerland

Aside from its luxury branded watches and delicious chocolate, Switzerland is home to mesmerising alpine scenery. Switzerland’s presence within the […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 15th January

Below, we have summarised some of the latest news and research across the genomics space – enjoy! Top stories from […]