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Impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients

Two articles recently published in American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) journals have investigated the impact of COVID-19 on cancer […]

UK roll out of rapid COVID-19 tests

The UK Department of Health and Social Care announced on Monday that it will roll out two new rapid COVID-19 […]

Progress in the GenOMICC COVID-19 study

Genomics England Chief Scientist, Professor Sir Mark Caulfield, recently joined BBC Radio 4 to discuss the progress of the GenOMICC […]

The UK Biobank releases first results from COVID-19 study

Early results analysed as part of the UK Biobank’s COVID-19 antibody study have been released. Samples that were collected from […]

AACR Virtual Meeting: COVID-19 and Cancer

With the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held a three-day virtual event […]

Rare TLR7 variants implicated in COVID-19 severity

A study has found that rare genetic alterations in the TLR7 gene may have predisposed two sets of brothers who […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

The Genetics Podcast: the global effort to study the genetics of COVID-19

In the latest episode of The Genetics Podcast, Patrick Short, CEO of Sano Genetics, interviews Dr Andrea Hanna, a researcher […]

First Point-of-Care Test for COVID-19 using CRISPR announced

Binx Health and Sherlock Biosciences have announced a partnership to develop the world’s first point-of-care diagnostic test for COVID-19 using […]

Study finds chemokine receptor inhibition can overcome immune hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

A new single-cell analysis study of airway samples of COVID-19 patients has found that drugs targeting chemokine receptors may be […]