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SARS-CoV-2 deletion impacts severity of infection

Researchers have found that a deletion in the SARS-CoV-2 genome, which has been detected in Singapore and other countries, is […]

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. […]

Fast and Furious: A race to develop a vaccine

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine is critical to slow down the spread of the virus. However, the rapid race […]

COVID-19 linked to type 1 diabetes in children

A recent study, published in Diabetes Care, has reported a potential link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 […]

Impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients

Two articles recently published in American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) journals have investigated the impact of COVID-19 on cancer […]

An impact study on the rare disease community: a call to action

Jo Balfour, one of the founding members and current Operations Manager at Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN), has collaborated with […]

The UK Biobank releases first results from COVID-19 study

Early results analysed as part of the UK Biobank’s COVID-19 antibody study have been released. Samples that were collected from […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Sickness and susceptibility – the ancient war between genes and disease

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, […]

AACR Virtual Meeting: COVID-19 and Cancer

With the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held a three-day virtual event […]