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Genomics: Not all doom and gloom

In the past Genomics has faced a lot of controversy, particularly in relation to eugenics. Even today, applications of genomics, […]

A call for health equity for all

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report, which aims to raise awareness […]

Underdiagnosis of monogenic heart and vascular diseases

Through performing whole-exome sequencing (WES), researchers have found that diagnoses for monogenic cardiovascular diseases (MCVDs) may have previously been missed. […]

Precision Oncology ONLINE: From preanalytical considerations to digital insights

Cancer is the world’s second biggest killer. In 2018, cancer claimed the lives of an estimated 9.6 million people. Needless […]

COVID-19 linked to type 1 diabetes in children

A recent study, published in Diabetes Care, has reported a potential link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 […]

Whole-exome sequencing as a tool to detect inborn errors of metabolism

A study published in Nature Medicine has demonstrated the potential of whole-exome sequencing (WES) in detecting inborn errors of metabolism […]

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 […]

Webinar: Capture the dark genome – From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations

Sequenced genomes retain a surprisingly large number of “dark” regions – sections that have proven difficult to characterise via short-read […]

DNA Today podcast: Infertility series wrap up

DNA Today has just wrapped up their infertility series which started in April, coinciding with infertility awareness week. Over the […]

Data shows incidental findings most frequent in cancer risk genes

A study using Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network have tracked the frequency and type of secondary or incidental findings […]