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TET protein genes linked to cancer growth

Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology have uncovered how the deletion of TET (ten-eleven translocation) protein genes can […]

A Spotlight On: Risk Genes for Psychiatric Disorders – Derek Morris

Derek Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Galway, joins us to discuss the genetics behind psychiatric […]

Scientists discover “super enhancer” gene linked to colorectal cancer

Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Tisch Cancer Institute have demonstrated the first evidence linking the tumour microenvironment to a “super enhancer” […]

New AAV approach allows gene therapies to cross the blood-brain barrier

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. A new study, published in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering, has shown how delivery […]

Super-resolution microscopy technique visualises gene folding in unprecedented detail

In a recent paper, published in Nature, researchers have revealed a new super-resolution microscopy technique that allows the genome to […]

A Spotlight On: Cancer Epigenetics – Andy Sharrocks

Andy Sharrocks (Professor at The University of Manchester) joins us to discuss the epigenetics of esophageal adenocarcinoma, why studying epigenetics […]

A Spotlight On Genetics and Drug Discovery – Erik Ingelsson

Erik Ingelsson (Senior Vice President of Genomic Sciences at GlaxoSmithKline) joins us to discuss the importance of genetics in drug […]

Unlocking the genetic mysteries enshrouding Parkinson’s Disease

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. For the first time, a team of Texas scientists have used a new functional […]

Single-cell atlas reveals the genes behind exercise-induced weight loss

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. A new study, published in Cell Metabolism, has revealed the cells, genes and pathways […]

Ancient retrovirus genes play crucial role in brain’s innate immune response

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. New research has uncovered the role of two specific mouse genes – leftover by […]