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Hearing better with TRα1

A new study has discovered how a mutation in a receptor for thyroid hormone can cause accelerated hearing loss in […]

Genetic Association Study of Mild Covid-19 Reveals Protective Variants

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper has been published in Nature Genetics exploring the genetic associations of mild […]

Using ‘Human Knockouts’ to Ensure RNAi Safety

RNA interference or RNAi is a Nobel Prize winning technique that can silence almost any gene in the genome by […]

Banishing ‘One Size Fits All’ – Implementing Pharmacogenomics into the NHS

Written by Vered Smith, science writer  A report has been published by the Royal College of Physicians and the British […]

Applying RNA-sequencing Technology to Cancer and Rare Diseases

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper in Molecular Biology Reports has recently reviewed the latest RNA sequencing technologies, […]

GWAS identifies new acne risk genes

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) of acne has identified 29 regions of the genome that influence the condition. Acne vulgaris […]

Genetic variant affects the impact of brain stimulation on memory

A new study has revealed that a variant of the gene BDNF can affect an individual’s response to brain stimulation. […]

Potential ALS treatment in clinical trial

An exciting new study has identified a potential new treatment for ALS. Now in a phase three clinical trial, researchers […]

Multi-Omics ONLINE – January 2022 Webinar Series

Rapid advances in sequencing technologies have enabled the collection of vast quantities of omics data. The coupling of omics technologies on […]

The low portability of polygenic scores using UK Biobank data

Using data derived from the UK Biobank, researchers have found that polygenic scores have low portability between genetic populations. Polygenic […]