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FoG 2020 Presentation Clare Turnbull, QMUL, Genomics England: Precision Prevention For Cancer: Opportunities And Hype

Clare’s research has focused on identification and characterisation of heritable genetic factors associated with cancer. She leads the largest recruitment […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: On Fridays we wear pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and on Friday (23rd October) charities are encouraging individuals to wear pink to raise […]

Serum Proteins: A New Approach to Personalised Medicine

Could serum proteins act as holistic biomarkers for personalised medicine? Whilst personalised medicine is a highly promising new treatment, in […]

Genome UK: The future of healthcare

Genome UK The UK has launched its new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy, with the goal of cementing its status as […]

African genomics needed for genetic medicine

As part of the 20th anniversary of Nature Reviews Genetics, Professor Ambroise Wonkam from the University of Cape Town has […]

A call for health equity for all

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report, which aims to raise awareness […]

Sex differences in SARS-CoV-2 immune response

A recent study, published in Nature, has provided evidence that may explain the underlying sex biases that are observed in […]

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

Monocyte gene expression provides insight into depression

A recent paper, published in Translational Psychiatry, uses monocyte gene expression to gain insight into childhood trauma, suicide risk and […]

Polygenic background modifies penetrance of monogenic variants

Researchers have found that polygenic background can modify penetrance of disease in tier 1 genomic conditions. Monogenic variants Monogenic variants […]