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Monocyte gene expression provides insight into depression

A recent paper, published in Translational Psychiatry, uses monocyte gene expression to gain insight into childhood trauma, suicide risk and […]

Rare, Well Done: Progress and challenges in rare genetic disorders

In the latest episode of the Genetics Society’s ‘Genetics Unzipped’ podcast, Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the […]

Human Genome Project: Triumph or failure?

It has been 20 years since the first draft of the human genome was unveiled. The ambitious project to sequence […]

Analysis reveals broad host range of SARS-CoV-2

A new study by the University of California, Davis, has revealed that SARS-CoV-2 may be a threat to other species. […]

Polygenic background modifies penetrance of monogenic variants

Researchers have found that polygenic background can modify penetrance of disease in tier 1 genomic conditions. Monogenic variants Monogenic variants […]

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 […]

Phenotypic refinement critical in exome interpretation

A recent study published in Genetics in Medicine explored the importance of refining phenotypic information for more effective exome data […]

Gene editing approach eliminates herpes simplex virus in vivo

A recent article, published in Nature Communications, has revealed a gene editing approach that can eliminate levels of latent herpes […]

Single-cell analysis reveals lung cancer therapy transcriptional changes

A study reported in Cell has shown through single-cell analysis that targeted lung cancer therapies result in transcriptional changes that […]