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Variant-to-gene mapping uncovers genetic link to sleep regulation

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University, the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have uncovered […]

A Spotlight On: Genetics and Mental Health – Gerome Breen

Gerome Breen, Professor of Psychiatric Genetics, King’s College London. Please note the transcript has been edited for brevity and clarity. […]

Predictive models could identify oncogenic genetic events

Researchers have shown that some cancer-causing genetic events are underpinned by regulatory gene activity. The study, published in Nature, highlights […]

A Spotlight On: The social and ethical implications of reproductive genetic technologies – Felicity Boardman

Felicity Boardman, Professor of Social Science in Genomics at Warwick University joins us to discuss her research into the social […]

A Spotlight On: Increasing Diversity in Genetics Studies – Karoline Kuchenbaecker

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at University College London, joins us to discuss her work to increase representation in […]

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 […]

Arbitrary age limits on ALS genetic testing means many patients go missed

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. A new study in the journal Brain has found that as many as 98% […]

Rapid genetic screening in neurological disorders using CRISPR

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A recent article, published in Nature Neuroscience, aimed to understand the emerging roles of […]

A Spotlight On: Variants of uncertain significance – Kimberly Gilmour

Kimberly Gilmour is Director of Laboratory Medicine at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. She utilises next generation sequencing and […]