A recent study published in Scientific Reports has observed the role of circulating cell-free DNA (cf-DNA) as a viable marker […]
A recent publication in The New England Journal of Medicine has reported observations of reduced heteroplasmy in T cells – […]
Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]
“No decision about me, without me” was to be the new standard of thinking for a more patient-centric NHS future, […]
FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I am currently a Health Informatics Director at AstraZeneca. I started my […]
Since completing my PhD, I have been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases. Much of my career has […]
Neil Walker is IT Lead at the NIHR BioResource, a richly phenotyped and genotyped panel of participants who can be […]
Dr Rona Strawbridge has been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases, who’s work has focused much on obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and more recently serious mental illness. We managed to have a chat with Rona ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics about her work and why she’s excited to be speaking at the festival this year.
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.