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A comprehensive molecular atlas of mouse brain development

By integrating single-cell and spatial transcriptomics technologies, researchers have developed a high-resolution molecular atlas of foetal brain development in mice. […]

CRUK funds development of POC blood-based brain cancer test

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has funded a project run by a team of researchers at the University of Bristol to […]

New Commercial Developments in Spatial Transcriptomics

This feature on spatial transcriptomics technology is adapted from parts of Chapters 1 & 2 of the 2023 Spatial and […]

New Commercial Developments in Single-cell Sequencing

This feature on single-cell sequencing technology is adapted from parts of Chapters 1 & 2 of the 2023 Spatial and […]

Largest study of its kind reveals risk genes for epilepsy development

Over 50 million people worldwide are currently living with epilepsy. However, one third of patients are resistant to common antiseizure […]

Brain tumour noncoding mutations are new targets for personalised medicine

Traditional cancer driver gene discovery has generally focussed on coding mutations, which can affect protein function and structure. Mutations in […]

The history and development of liquid biopsy

Obtaining an effective diagnosis is the crucial first step in the treatment of cancer and many other diseases. Unfortunately, invasive […]

Gene therapy for neurological diseases possible with new brain-targeting viral vectors

A major challenge in the field of gene therapy is ensuring that treatments are delivered to the correct location in […]

Ancient retrovirus genes play crucial role in brain’s innate immune response

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. New research has uncovered the role of two specific mouse genes – leftover by […]

One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]