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Largest study of its kind reveals risk genes for epilepsy development

Over 50 million people worldwide are currently living with epilepsy. However, one third of patients are resistant to common antiseizure […]

Genetic Clues for PTSD and Major Depression Discovered

A recent study, published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, has shed light on the mechanisms behind the brain’s response to stress in those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD). The implications of this study are far-reaching, from improving our understanding of the cellular and molecular basis of PTSD and MDD to potentially revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of these challenging neuropsychiatric disorders. The findings open up exciting avenues for further research, personalized medicine, and the development of targeted therapeutic interventions.

Cell-based study corrects fragile X syndrome

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A new paper published in Cell describes an approach to correct the genetic defect […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 13th May

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

Transcriptional buffering safeguards cells in Rett syndrome

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A study published in Nature Communications offers new insight into the mechanisms involved in the […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 29th April

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

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 1st April

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

New rare disease discovery sheds light on cellular recycling process

Scientists from the NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP) have identified a new rare […]

Single nucleus RNA sequencing reveals potential treatment for Huntington’s disease

In a recent paper, published in Nature Communications, a team of scientists used single nucleus RNA sequencing (snRNAseq) to investigate […]

World of Genomics: Portugal

Portugal is the next stop in our World of Genomics tour. The country has a beautiful landscape, from the low-lying […]