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Genetic risk for Alzheimer’s progression differs with sex

It is well documented that the genetic risk for Alzheimer’s has a sex bias. Sex bias in Alzheimer’s Carrying a […]

A Spotlight On: Genetics and Mental Health – Gerome Breen

Gerome Breen, Professor of Psychiatric Genetics, King’s College London. Please note the transcript has been edited for brevity and clarity. […]

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 […]

Translating Germline Cancer Genomics into Precision Prevention of Cancer

It is well known that early detection and monitoring of cancer greatly improves patient prognosis. However, specific interventions are only […]

UK Government “Genomics Beyond Health” Report – What You Need to Know

On the 26th of January 2022, the Government Office for Science published a report titled: “Genomics Beyond Health”. Since it […]

Large-scale cancer genetic analyses in the Middle East

A group of researchers at the Qatar Foundation have presented the first landscape of cancer genetic predisposition in the Middle […]

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2022

Get your funky sunglasses, UV paint and flower headbands ready because we are back! Join us for the Festival of […]

Longevity pathways identified in exome analysis of centenarians

Non-human model organisms have provided evidence to suggest that rare protein-coding variants in pathways linked to longevity can guard against […]

World of Genomics: Germany

In this week’s World of Genomics entry, we explore Deutschland, also known more commonly as Germany. Despite the strength of […]

Analysis of 1.5 million people identifies genes related to antisocial behaviours

A new study, published in Nature Neuroscience, has analysed data from 1.5 million people to identify genes underlying behaviours related […]