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BRCA2 c.9227G>T variant found to be pathogenic

Recent analysis published in Scientific Reports has concluded that c.9227G>T is a BRCA2 pathogenic variant. Variants of uncertain significance The […]

Genetic variants linked to male breast cancer found

A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has discovered three genetic variants linked to an […]

Implementing large-scale population testing is cost-effective and could prevent millions of cancer cases globally

Large-scale BRCA testing within the general population and across multiple healthcare systems could prevent millions of breast and ovarian cancer […]

Interview with Seven Bridges: Bill Moss, CEO and Brandi Davis- Dusenbery, CSO tell us what the future holds for Big Data

Data is more than just a hot topic; everyone is focusing on how they can better gather, handle and manipulate […]

Cardio Diagnostics Inc

Cardio Diagnostics, a precision medtech company is transforming the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by developing the first at-home clinical […]

Ethical Piece: Eugenics and Where to Draw The Line

It all comes down to what decision is being made based upon a person’s genetics.

Shareable Science: COVID-19 Q&A Session

As headlines trumpet the continued spread of COVID-19, the wall-to-wall coverage has generated a secondary outbreak of breathless hype, misinformation and anxiety.

Shareable Science: The genetics of coronavirus

In early December, an outbreak of respiratory illness was reported in Wuhan, China. Scientists quickly determined the sickness was caused by a new virus from the coronavirus family. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus, China has reacted with transportation lockdowns and public health advisories.

FoG 2020 Presentation Rory Collins: UK Biobank: an open-access resource for studying the determinants of disease

Rory Collins studied Medicine at St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, London University (1974-1980), and Statistics at George Washington University (1976-7) […]

Interview with Dr Rona Strawbridge, UKRI Innovation

Dr Rona Strawbridge has been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases, who’s work has focused much on obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and more recently serious mental illness. We managed to have a chat with Rona ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics about her work and why she’s excited to be speaking at the festival this year.