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RNA sequencing can predict pregnancy health from single blood draw

Researchers from a global collaboration have identified patterns of gene expression associated with a healthy pregnancy using circulating RNA. Pregnancy […]

How is human pregnancy unique?

In a recent study, researchers delved into the evolutionary history of pregnancy, identifying hundreds of genes that evolved to be […]

Clinical utility of exome sequencing in pregnancy loss

A recent study, published in Genetics in Medicine, has explored the clinical utility of exome sequencing for detecting monogenic aetiology […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Lisa Hughes, Cambridge University Hospital: Non-Invasive Genetic Testing in Pregnancy: Lessons From Genetic Counselling Practice

Lisa obtained a BSc in Biology with Sociology then trained as a paediatric nurse, working in London and Australia. She […]

Cell atlas of the human uterus

The most comprehensive cell atlas to date of the human uterus has uncovered two new epithelial cell states that can […]

Many viable IVF embryos not implanted due to mosaicism

A recent study has suggested that many embryos from IVF that are discarded due to chromosomal abnormalities have the potential […]

A Spotlight On: Polygenic Embryo Screening – Dr. Todd Lencz, Professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Dr Todd Lencz is a Professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research in Manhasset, New York. Lencz’s team were […]

Researchers identify role of gene in placental development

A recent study has shown that the gene GPR126 plays an essential role in the development of the placenta during […]

World of Genomics: Brazil

In this week’s World of Genomics, we travel to the vibrant country of Brazil – home to the majority of […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Baby boom – the surprising genetic secrets hidden in the placenta

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney explores the science behind one of the most remarkable […]