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Researchers uncover risk variants for vertigo

In a recent genome-wide meta-analysis, researchers identified six sequence variants that confer risk of vertigo. The inner ear and vertigo […]

New research into melanocytes could improve treatments for melanoma

Melanocytes are involved in skin pigmentation, protection against the sun and the most common skin cancer, melanoma. In a recent […]

Researchers have engineered a new miniature CRISPR-Cas System

CRISPR-Cas systems have revolutionised genomic research, offering precise genome editing. However, there still is clinical demand for a compact and […]

Researchers identify a new mechanism that may halt Huntington’s disease progression

Huntington’s disease (HD) affects around 1 in every 10,000 people in the UK. There is currently no cure for HD […]

Researchers identify a genetic cause of endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women worldwide. The current therapies for this condition are limited and tend to focus on […]

Researchers find novel genes associated with diabetic kidney disease

Over the last few years, our understanding of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) has rapidly developed. However, there is still little […]

Cancer Genomics: The Impact of Genomics on Cancer Research, Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Clinical Care

Genomics research has been rapidly transforming our understanding and ability to treat cancer. Today, novel techniques are enabling the development […]

Patient Perspectives: Nina Knight – Mother, Advocate and Chair of Acrodysostosis Support & Research

Nina Knight is a mother, advocate and Chair of the Acrodysostosis Support & Research Charity. Knight’s daughter, Lily, was diagnosed […]

Researchers have revealed novel ultra-rare risk genes for autism

Researchers have identified ultra-rare, likely gene-disruptive variants unique to autism families, revealing 28 novel candidate risk genes. The genetics of […]

Researchers identify candidate variants related to Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study, researchers identified 11 rare genetic variants related to Alzheimer’s disease through high-risk pedigree studies. Alzheimer’s disease […]