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Genetic Association Study of Mild Covid-19 Reveals Protective Variants

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper has been published in Nature Genetics exploring the genetic associations of mild […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

Schizophrenia Triggers Revealed in Novel Genetic Model 

A collaborative study published last week in Neuron has described a genetically valid mouse model to study the mutations that […]

New genetic variant associated with HIV viral load

For the first time in over two decades, researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with HIV infection. The work, […]

A framework for identifying treatable targets in rare genetic diseases

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer The rarity of many genetic conditions means that the traditional model of drug discovery […]

Genetic clues for infant heart disorder

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  A study published in eLife has identified new genes involved in a rare life-threatening […]

New Study Sheds Light on Endometriosis Genetics and Pain Mechanisms

In a recent study, published in Nature, researchers conducted a large genome-wide association study on endometriosis, including data from more […]

Researchers discover new genetic associations with chronic kidney disease

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers identified new rare variants and genes associated with chronic kidney disease. […]

Mind the Gap: New Study Shows Differences in Male and Female Genetic Pathways in MDD

In a recent study, published in Nature Molecular Psychiatry, researchers have performed a sex-stratified genome-wide association analysis for MDD on […]

Japanese Study Identifies 35 Genetic Risk Factors for Atrial Fibrillation

In a new study published in Nature, researchers have identified 35 genetic susceptibility loci for atrial fibrillation (AF) in a […]