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Parkinson’s Disease-associated Variants Operate Through Gene Regulation

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have demonstrated that genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease perform regulatory functions.  Researchers […]

E-cigarettes alter gene regulation

A recent study has demonstrated that the use of e-cigarettes is linked to adverse biological changes that can cause disease. […]

Gene regulation therapy could protect against Alzheimer’s

Researchers have developed and tested a novel gene regulation therapy, that leverages zinc finger proteins, to treat brain disorders such […]

CPT1A upregulation promotes colon cancer

A paper published in Cell Death and Disease, has identified that CPT1A upregulation is important for the tumour promoting effects […]

Grizzly bear insulin control mechanism could aid diabetes treatment

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. Proteomics and transcriptomics analysis has uncovered the genetic key to the brown bear’s ability […]

Reproducibility: The science communities’ ticking timebomb. Can we still trust published research?

Is science in the throes of a “reproducibility crisis”? If someone followed the same methods, techniques, and reagents as your […]

World of Genomics: India

The Republic of India is the most populous democracy in the world, and is a highly diverse country with thousands […]

One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]

Epitranscriptome biomarkers successfully distinguish early and late-stage prostate cancer

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer As one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths for men in the US […]

Exome sequencing study identifies new genes and variants involved in Crohn’s disease

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new study published in Nature uses large-scale exome sequencing to identify new genes […]