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Interview with CRUK: Promises and pitfalls of precision medicine clinical trials

Ahead of our virtual panel discussion on the promises and pitfalls of precision medicine trials: now and in the future […]

MicroRNAs: The cast-off genetic material with the potential to fight diseases

This is a summary of an article written by Alice Godden originally published on TheConversation. Of the nearly 3 billion […]

The disadvantages to integrating genomics into clinical trials

Last week, we wrote a blog post on the benefits of integrating genomics into clinical trials, such as improved methods […]

The benefits of using genomics in clinical trials

Genomics has the potential to improve efficacy of drugs and accelerate precision healthcare, but one area with the biggest potential […]

Continuomics and the future of clinical trials

“No decision about me, without me” was to be the new standard of thinking for a more patient-centric NHS future, […]

CRUK funds development of POC blood-based brain cancer test

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has funded a project run by a team of researchers at the University of Bristol to […]

First gene catalogue of human vaginal microbiome created

The catalogue, Human Vaginal Non-Redundant gene catalogue (VIRGO), has been released publicly and can be used to facilitate an in-depth understanding of how the vaginal micro-organisms affect women’s health

Machine learning identifies epigenetic markers of Schizophrenia

We know from twin studies that Schizophrenia carries a 80% heritability risk, but haven’t yet managed to deduce exact genetic […]

“We are starting to appreciate non-coding DNA” – Interview with Dr Sandra Smieszek, Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I’m Sandra Smieszek and I’m the Head of Genetics at Vanda Pharmaceuticals […]

Interview with Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank

Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank leads this landmark project. We talk to him about some of the research outcomes from UK Biobank, and why he’s excited to be speaking at the Festival of Genomics this January.