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Mitochondrial DNA genotype-phenotype interactions

A recent study has found that genetic variants in mitochondrial DNA could increase the risk of developing several common diseases, […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Creatures of the night – the genetics of bats

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, the team take to the night skies with a closer look at the […]

Gene therapy success in children with rare immunodeficiency

An investigational gene therapy for a rare, life-threatening inherited immunodeficiency disorder has been found to safely restore the immune systems […]

The diversity of cancer targets

Here we summarise a recent paper, published in Cell, that explored the landscape of therapeutic cancer targets beyond the list […]

Induced pluripotent stem cells map variants of disease

Scientists have compiled data from induced pluripotent stem cells to link genetic variants to many different diseases. Linking variants Researchers […]

Large study reveals 127 glaucoma genes

In the largest genome-wide association study of glaucoma, an international consortium of researchers has identified 44 new gene loci and […]

Long-Term Space Flights May Impede Learning & Memory in the Hippocampus

A recent study found that the Earth’s magnetic field plays an important role in neurogenesis, learning & memory mediated by […]

The Rarest of the Rare

In Europe, a rare disease is defined rare when it affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 people. However, this definition […]

Uninherited mutations in spina bifida

Researchers have found that uninherited mutations that occur randomly during the earliest stages of embryonic development can cause spina bifida. […]

Developing a Treatment for Black Bone Disease by Nick Sireau

As emphasised by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, seeing our loved ones impacted by something can really motivate us to make […]