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Whole-exome sequencing and the potential for obesity treatment

Researchers have demonstrated the potential of large-scale whole-exome sequencing in facilitating therapeutic target discovery to combat obesity. The recent upsurge […]

Whole-exome sequencing as a tool to detect inborn errors of metabolism

A study published in Nature Medicine has demonstrated the potential of whole-exome sequencing (WES) in detecting inborn errors of metabolism […]

GEN-COVID study uses whole-exome sequencing to unravel COVID-19 susceptibility

A team of researchers from Italy have identified multiple genetic variants that could play a role in determining the severity […]

Exome sequencing in bipolar disorder identifies new risk gene

A study published in Nature Genetics from a consortium of researchers — the BipEx collaboration — is the largest whole-exome […]

Exome sequencing data from UK Biobank links protein-coding variants to health

A massive effort using exome sequencing data from more than 450,000 UK Biobank participants has revealed rare and common gene […]

Whole genome, whole exome or panel sequencing in precision oncology clinical trials

With a wealth of genomic technologies rapidly advancing with falling cost, implementing genomics into trials and routine care is becoming […]

Schizophrenia Triggers Revealed in Novel Genetic Model 

A collaborative study published last week in Neuron has described a genetically valid mouse model to study the mutations that […]

Five New Genes Linked to Breast Cancer 

An international collaborative research paper published last week in Nature Genetics has identified several new genes associated with breast cancer […]

World of Genomics: Japan

Original article by Ellie Fung, August 2021. Updated by Kira Newbon in July 2023. Updated by Aleisha Collins in July […]

Researchers discover new genetic associations with chronic kidney disease

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers identified new rare variants and genes associated with chronic kidney disease. […]