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A novel pathway in the pathology of Rett syndrome

Researchers have revealed how dysregulation of the MECP2/miR-199a axis may contribute to the molecular pathology of Rett syndrome. Rett syndrome […]

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been linked to genetic mutations

A genome-wide study has identified potential risk genes that are associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), confirming the validity of using […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: From genes to drugs – How genetic engineering is being used to make medicines

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, supported by the Institute of Genetics and Cancer at the University of Edinburgh, […]

Anti-PD-1: The immunotherapy drug that reverses obesity-associated breast cancer

Researchers have discovered that treatment of breast cancer with a checkpoint inhibitor drug, called anti-PD-1, significantly reduces obesity-associated tumour burden. […]

CRISPR injected into the blood treats genetic disease

For the first time, researchers have injected CRISPR into the blood of people with a genetic disease and shown that […]

Tauopathies: Patterns of regional vulnerability and the impact of genetic risk factor

A recent study has used network modelling to show that diffusion through the connectome is the best predictor of tau […]

Researchers find how to prevent cancer metastases

Researchers have identified how inactive cancer cells are kept dormant, until they are awoken and form fatal cancer metastases. Cancer […]

First targeted therapy for lung cancer mutation approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first therapy for adult patients with non-small cell lung cancer whose […]

Targeting T cells against brain cancer

Researchers have reprogrammed regulatory T cells in the brain to fight against the most aggressive type of brain cancer – […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 10th April

Enjoy the latest genomics week in brief, filled with all of the most recent genomics news and research! Top stories […]