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Levels of cf-DNA predict all-cause mortality

A recent study published in Scientific Reports has observed the role of circulating cell-free DNA (cf-DNA) as a viable marker […]

Purifying selection in T cells

A recent publication in The New England Journal of Medicine has reported observations of reduced heteroplasmy in T cells – […]

How genetics and technology could increase human longevity

Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]

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, […]

Foundations for AI are “Critical” to our Continued Success – Interview with Dr Paul Agapow, AstraZeneca

FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I am currently a Health Informatics Director at AstraZeneca. I started my […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Rona Strawbridge, University of Glasgow: Genetics of suicidal behaviour: novel findings, relation to psychiatric disorders and impact on completed suicid

Since completing my PhD, I have been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases. Much of my career has […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Neil Walker, NIHR BioResource: How to add NHS data to a research project

Neil Walker is IT Lead at the NIHR BioResource, a richly phenotyped and genotyped panel of participants who can be […]

Interview with Dr Rona Strawbridge, UKRI Innovation

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.

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.