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Genetic Association Study of Mild Covid-19 Reveals Protective Variants

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper has been published in Nature Genetics exploring the genetic associations of mild […]

Do Some Smokers Develop Genetic Defences Against Lung Cancer?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, but only a minority of […]

New genes linked to Alzheimer’s disease risk

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  The largest genome-wide association study so far on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has identified numerous […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Face to face – the viruses that made us human

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the monkey in the […]

Resolving tissue heterogeneity in bone, kidney and liver cancer using in situ spatial transcriptomics

The winners of the 2021 Spatial Biology EACR & NanoString Grant program, in collaboration with Illumina, will present cancer research […]

Impact of Next-Generation Sequencing for Lung Cancer Patients in East Asia

Written by Sharmin Begum, science writer  Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) strategies were compared in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer […]

‘Biohackers’ and DIY Gene Therapy

Two things that have defined the 21st century are genomics and the internet. Through a combination of these has emerged […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Introducing exosomes – exciting ideas for biological mailbags

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, sponsored by Lonza, we’re unpacking one of the hottest new areas […]

A Spotlight On: Genetic Counsellors and Adapting Services – Beth Coad, Principal Genetic Counsellor

Beth Coad is a Principal Genetic Counsellor at St George’s Hospital in London. She is also a part-time Honorary Clinical […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Prioritized Based on Genetics?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Evidence suggests that a person’s genetic make-up may be at least partly responsible for […]