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Epigenome-wide analysis to identify coronary heart disease therapeutic targets

A group of international researchers has performed the first prospective epigenome-wide analysis of DNA methylation in relation to incident CHD […]

Large study reveals 127 glaucoma genes

In the largest genome-wide association study of glaucoma, an international consortium of researchers has identified 44 new gene loci and […]

Study provides insight into the genetic basis of prostate cancer disparities

A new study has reported that Black men have a range of genetic alterations that increase their risk of developing […]

Genome-wide Screens Identify Genes that Dampen Immunosurveillance in Cancer

Tumours often avoid detection by CD8+ T cells through disrupting peptide presentation by major histocompatibility complex class I (MHC-I). However, […]

TWAS: Transcriptome-wide association study

A recent trend in large-scale association studies is transcriptome-wide association study (TWAS), which aggregates genomic information into functionally relevant units […]

Progress in the GenOMICC COVID-19 study

Genomics England Chief Scientist, Professor Sir Mark Caulfield, recently joined BBC Radio 4 to discuss the progress of the GenOMICC […]

Snoring insights from the UK Biobank’s latest study

Even on Valentine’s Day the snoring of a sleeping companion, can be a hard habit to excuse. And, while a UK […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 1st December

It’s been a busy week in the genomics world, and we know that keeping up can be tough. In Week […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 6th October

Welcome back to Week in Brief, your weekly rundown of the latest and greatest news in the genomics world. Let’s […]

How-to: Profile the epigenome

The epigenome regulates the expression of genes without altering their underlying DNA sequence. Comprising a dynamic landscape of chemical modifications […]