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Genome Giants – Leroy Hood, Co-founder and Professor, Institute for Systems Biology

Leroy Hood is a pioneer of systems biology and Professor and Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle. He […]

A negative result is positive for science

The first thing you learn as a scientist is that most of your experiments will fail. Despite this, and the […]

New genetic risk factors in polycystic ovary syndrome found

Researchers at the Institute of Genomics of the University of Tartu have described new links between polycystic ovary syndrome and […]

To diet, or not to diet, that is the question

No matter where you are in the world – everyone’s diet starts tomorrow. Unfortunately, for many of us, tomorrow never […]

Researchers find novel genes associated with diabetic kidney disease

Over the last few years, our understanding of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) has rapidly developed. However, there is still little […]

Genome Giants: Heidi Rehm – Chief Genomics Officer, Mass General Hospital

Heidi Rehm is the Chief Genomics Officer in the Department of Medicine and at the Center for Genomic Medicine at […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genetics and Obesity – Giles Yeo

Giles Yeo is a Principal Research Associate at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and the Scientific Director of the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core […]

Whole-exome sequencing and the potential for obesity treatment

Researchers have demonstrated the potential of large-scale whole-exome sequencing in facilitating therapeutic target discovery to combat obesity. The recent upsurge […]

Epigenetic clock is accelerated in major depressive disorder

Researchers have found that an epigenetic clock and predictor of mortality – GrimAge – is accelerated in individuals with major […]

The genetics behind eating disorders

An international team has studied the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, shedding light on the genetic links between eating […]