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Data shows incidental findings most frequent in cancer risk genes

A study using Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network have tracked the frequency and type of secondary or incidental findings […]

“Our geneticist could only find three published articles about the GRIN1 gene at the time” – Interview with Jillian Hastings Ward, Chair of the Participant Panel at Genomics England

Jillian Hastings Ward is Chair of the Participant Panel at Genomics England. The Panel acts as an advisory body to the Genomics England board to ensure that the data collected by the 100,000 Genomes Project is being used for the best interests of the participants.

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 […]

GMSCs stem cells found to retain quality with age

New research has discovered how dental tissue stem cells retain their growth and immunomodulatory characteristics, even in older donors, offering […]

IL-33 secreting senescent cells offer new target for obesity-based liver cancer

New research has discovered how senescent cells and their secretion of IL-33 can encourage immunosuppression and tumour expansion in obesity-linked […]

World of Genomics: Qatar

With the upcoming FIFA World Cup being hosted in Qatar, our latest World of Genomics takes us to the Persian […]

A Spotlight On: Genomic drivers of heart attacks – Akl Fahed

Akl Fahed, MD, MPH is a physician, scientist, and innovator. He works at Mass General Hospital, the Broad Institute of […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 24th June

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

Cancer cells spread during sleep

A new study shows that breast cancer spreads more efficiently while patients are sleeping. The finding could significantly change the […]

CSK1 inhibitor zaps leukaemic stem cells and could prevent relapse

Scientists have discovered a small molecule inhibitor that can suppress leukaemic stem cells while also protecting healthy stem cells from […]