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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 […]

Mind the Gap: New Study Shows Differences in Male and Female Genetic Pathways in MDD

In a recent study, published in Nature Molecular Psychiatry, researchers have performed a sex-stratified genome-wide association analysis for MDD on […]

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 […]

Intersex: When binary notions simply don’t fit

The term ‘gender’ can be subjective. It is often seen as a social construct that each individual has their own […]

Oncogenic mutational processes differ between sexes

A recent pan-cancer analysis has uncovered sex differences in oncogenic mutational processes.  Cancer sex disparities Disparities between sexes have been […]

Genetic risk for Alzheimer’s progression differs with sex

It is well documented that the genetic risk for Alzheimer’s has a sex bias. Sex bias in Alzheimer’s Carrying a […]

Interview with Arianne Shahvisi, Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 5th November

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

Lupus variants identified with whole-genome sequencing in Chinese patients

A new study has identified key rare variants in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a Chinese population for the first […]

Round-up: COVID-19 October (Part One)

Get your fortnightly dose of some of the latest news and research surrounding the novel coronavirus. Statistics At the time […]