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A Spotlight On: Sleep Deprivation & Genomic Regulation – Derk-Jan Dijk

We speak to Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and Physiology at the University of Surrey, Director of the Surrey Sleep […]

Variant-to-gene mapping uncovers genetic link to sleep regulation

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University, the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have uncovered […]

Cholesterol dysregulation associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have uncovered an association between APOE4 and erroneous cholesterol processing. This genetic variant […]

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 […]

Japanese Study Identifies 35 Genetic Risk Factors for Atrial Fibrillation

In a new study published in Nature, researchers have identified 35 genetic susceptibility loci for atrial fibrillation (AF) in a […]

Research identifies novel protective mutation against oesophageal cancer

In a new study published in Nature, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and collaborators investigated how Notch1 mutants colonize […]

An overview of different multi-omics approaches

Multi-omics involves bringing the multiple “omics” together, to get a clearer and more comprehensive picture of biological processes, disease pathology, […]