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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 […]

Genome-wide CRISPR and tumour suppressor genes could open new pathways for discovering anticancer drugs

Researchers at the University of Texas have performed genome-wide CRISPR screens to uncover vulnerabilities critical for discovering anticancer drugs. The […]

Hormone Surge Unlocks Sex-Biased Genes

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer Researchers have found that a neonatal hormone surge triggers a lasting male-biased gene expression […]

Researchers Identify Jumping “Junk” DNA as a Novel Cause of Paediatric Brain Cancer

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Hospital have discovered the first causal link between “jumping” […]

Multi-omic Analysis – Key Insights

We are seeing an increased interest in the examination of multiple omic layers, to paint in-depth molecular pictures that can […]

‘Biohackers’ and DIY Gene Therapy

Two things that have defined the 21st century are genomics and the internet. Through a combination of these has emerged […]

‘Junk DNA’: Age of Intron 

If I cast my mind back to studying biology at school, the message was very clear: DNA contains genes, and […]