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Genomics study uses UK Biobank Data to reveal new genetic associations for rare diseases

Written by Skel Yeung Rare diseases affect up to 10% of the global population. Yet the majority of rare diseases […]

Rapid genetic screening in neurological disorders using CRISPR

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A recent article, published in Nature Neuroscience, aimed to understand the emerging roles of […]

A Spotlight On: Spatial Transcriptomics – Jeffrey Moffitt, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Jeffrey Moffitt is an Assistant Professor at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His lab uses state-of-the-art spatially resolved […]

CRISPR screen unveils the stickiness of T cells

A new study has pinpointed a previously unknown molecular inhibitor of T cell adhesion. The study, published in Science Signalling, […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 23rd July

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

A Spotlight On: Variants of uncertain significance – Kimberly Gilmour

Kimberly Gilmour is Director of Laboratory Medicine at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. She utilises next generation sequencing and […]

Cancer cell competition sheds light on drug resistant lung cancers

A new study has demonstrated competitive exclusion in gefitinib resistant and sensitive ancestor lung cancers, providing a better understanding of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Premalignant tumours composition and cell changes defined with single-cell analyses

A new study identified key changes in gene expression and tissue composition in premalignant tumours, providing potential targets for prevention, […]