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Scientists identify regions that play an essential role in human neurodevelopment

One of the most relevant and interesting questions in neuroscience is: What makes us human? Specifically, what is it about […]

AP1G1: The new gene being linked to certain neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers have discovered that the gene AP1G1 could be associated with certain neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities. A person with […]

Rare neurodevelopmental disorder associated with SATB1 dysfunction

A recent study has reported on three classes of mutations within the gene SATB1 which result in three variations of […]

The State Of: Metabolomics

In the age of large-scale omics data, we often find ourselves discussing the merits of genomics, proteomics and transcriptomics. But […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 8th December

Want to catch up with all the latest news from the genomics world? Then Week in Brief is the place […]

World of Genomics: Vietnam

World of Genomics: Vietnam originally written by Sophie Ormiston, September 2021. Updated by Bethany Hanson, November 2023. In our latest […]

World of Genomics: Slovenia

Article written by Bethany Hanson, Science Communications Writer. Known for its stunning glacial lakes and historic mountain towns, we head […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 14th October

Welcome back to Week in Brief – your weekly snapshot of the genomics world! Let’s take a look at the […]

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 […]

Genetic Clues for PTSD and Major Depression Discovered

A recent study, published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, has shed light on the mechanisms behind the brain’s response to stress in those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD). The implications of this study are far-reaching, from improving our understanding of the cellular and molecular basis of PTSD and MDD to potentially revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of these challenging neuropsychiatric disorders. The findings open up exciting avenues for further research, personalized medicine, and the development of targeted therapeutic interventions.