Researchers have reported the first robust piece of evidence for the role of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) gene HLA-B […]
In the latest episode of The Genetics Podcast, Patrick Short, CEO of Sano Genetics, interviews Dr Andrea Hanna, a researcher […]
Single nucleotide variants (SNVs) are implicated in about half of all genetic diseases and so, accurately targeting and editing these […]
A recent study has found that host factors seem to influence the disease outcomes in COVID-19 patients more than viral […]
FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I’m Sandra Smieszek and I’m the Head of Genetics at Vanda Pharmaceuticals […]
Arianne Shahvisi is a philosopher with diverse research interests in applied ethics, the philosophy of science, and social epistemology. Her […]
Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.