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Combined risk score predicts type 1 diabetes in children

An article published in Nature Medicine has demonstrated that a combined risk score improves type 1 diabetes (T1D) prediction in […]

A Spotlight On: Risk Genes for Psychiatric Disorders – Derek Morris

Derek Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Galway, joins us to discuss the genetics behind psychiatric […]

Schizophrenia polygenic risk scores: The struggle of improving their clinical utility

Researchers have analysed clinical and genetic data from over 8,500 adults with psychiatric disorders, to assess whether schizophrenia polygenic risk […]

Guidelines for reporting polygenic risk score

Researchers from NIH have developed a 22-item framework, published in Nature, that has identified the minimal polygenic risk score-related information […]

Improving polygenic risk scores

Existing genome-wide association studies have been predominantly conducted in individuals of European descent. In turn, this has limited the transferability […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 28th October

Welcome back to Week in Brief, our digest of the latest news from the genomics world and beyond! Researchers have […]

Music to Beethoven’s Ears: Genomic Analysis Reveals Basis of Composer’s Chronic Health Conditions

Recent improvements in ancient DNA analysis approaches have enabled researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology to uncover […]

World of Genomics: Denmark

Beneath the Aurora Borealis lies Denmark (or Danmark in Danish), a picturesque land once home to the mighty Vikings. This […]

World of Genomics: New Zealand

Famous for the landscapes from the Lord of the Rings, Māori culture and flightless kiwi birds, we head to New […]

World of Genomics: Iceland

World of Genomics Iceland original article written by Poppy-Jayne Morgan, July 2022. Updated by Gemma Collins, October 2023. Known for […]