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Genetic Variants Associated with Severe Covid-19

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers have published a paper revealing genetic variants associated with the development of life-threatening […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Genetics of Speech and Language – Dianne Newbury, Senior Lecturer

Dr Dianne Newbury is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Dianne’s research focusses on speech and […]

Parkinson’s Disease-associated Variants Operate Through Gene Regulation

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have demonstrated that genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease perform regulatory functions.  Researchers […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Genetics of the Americas: from migration to the modern day

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re looking at the genetic history of the Americas, including the […]

Large-scale cancer genetic analyses in the Middle East

A group of researchers at the Qatar Foundation have presented the first landscape of cancer genetic predisposition in the Middle […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: On Growth and Form – The extraordinary life and work of D’Arcy Thompson

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, the team explore the life and work of D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson […]

Genetic atlases reveal new landscapes in brain structure

An international team has used genetic atlases of the human brain to identify hundreds of new genomic loci that help […]

GWAS identifies new acne risk genes

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) of acne has identified 29 regions of the genome that influence the condition. Acne vulgaris […]

Largest genetic study of migraine reveals new genetic risk factors 

An international consortium of leading migraine scientists has identified over 120 regions of the genome that are connected to risk […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Breeding better humans – exposing the dark legacy and troubling present of eugenics

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, presenter Dr Kat Arney sits down with geneticist and author Adam […]