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Patient Perspectives: Dominique Goodson – Sickle Cell Warrior and President of the SCDForum

Dominique Goodson is a sickle cell warrior, advocate and president of the online platform, SCDForum. After being diagnosed with sickle […]

Base editor treats sickle cell disease in mice

A team led by researchers at the Broad Institute and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has now demonstrated that a […]

Gene therapy in sickle cell disease patients

A team at Boston Children’s Hospital have reported on the success of their virus gene therapy in six sickle cell […]

Genetic modifiers impact long-term survival in sickle cell anaemia

A study published in Clinical and Translational Medicine, has assessed whole-exome sequencing data from sickle cell anaemia patients to identify […]

World of Genomics: Qatar

With the upcoming FIFA World Cup being hosted in Qatar, our latest World of Genomics takes us to the Persian […]

A Spotlight On: Genomics in Qatar – Said Ismail, Director of Qatar Genome

Said Ismail is the Director of Qatar Genome, a national programme trying to spearhead Qatar’s vision to become a pioneer […]

World of Genomics: Nigeria

One of the most populated countries in the world, Nigeria is a multi-lingual, multi-ethnic nation in West Africa. One of […]

Nigerian 100K Genome Project initial phase completed

This week holds incredible and long-awaited news for worldwide communities; the pioneering Nigerian 100K Genome Project’s initial phase has been […]

Moving Polygenic Risk Scores into the Clinic

Genetic testing is widely used to diagnose monogenic diseases that are caused by mutations in a single gene, such as […]

The Changing Face of Newborn Screening

When a child is born, they typically undergo routine screening to check that they are healthy. In most countries, this […]