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The emergence of liquid biopsy

The applications of liquid biopsy are becoming increasingly apparent – but where did it all begin? Here we explore the […]

Round-up: COVID-19 September 2020

As we fast approach winter, concerns about how the COVID-19 virus will spread during these cold months have heightened. Last […]

Podcast: The Future of Cancer: How Genomics is Transforming Research and Treatment for All

In the latest episode of the Genetics Society’s ‘Genetics Unzipped’ podcast, sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Geneticist Dr Kat Arney […]

Chromosomal chaos unveiled

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the UCL Cancer Institute have found that different cancers go through some of […]

Methylmalonic acid represents a link between ageing and cancer

A study published in Nature has explored the role of age-induced accumulation of methylmalonic acid in cancer progression. Disease of […]

Digestive tract organs: a pathogenic route for SARS-CoV-2 infection

A recent article published in Cell Death Discovery has explored digestive symptoms of COVID-19 and the potentially pathogenic route of […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

Promises and pitfalls of precision medicine clinical trials, now and in the future.

As we move towards an ever more personalised healthcare system, genomics is at the heart of what makes an individual […]

Interview with Alastair Greystoke, Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant, Newcastle Hospitals Trust

Alastair Greystoke joined Newcastle University and the Northern Centre for Cancer Care, in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in 2014 after […]

Reverse genetics allows mapping of SARS-CoV-2 in the body

A new study accepted by Cell showed that SARS-CoV-2 infects the nasal cavity to the greatest degree and infects and […]