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GWAS reveals risk loci for hypertension

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer High blood pressure is the leading contributor to premature death worldwide. Detecting signs of […]

A Spotlight On: Genomic drivers of heart attacks – Akl Fahed

Akl Fahed, MD, MPH is a physician, scientist, and innovator. He works at Mass General Hospital, the Broad Institute of […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 24th June

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

Genome Giants: Stephen Scherer, Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, SickKids

Stephen Scherer is a Canadian scientist who founded Canada’s first human genome centre, the Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at […]

Genome Giants – Janina Jeff, Staff Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina

Janina Jeff is an American geneticist and Staff Bioinformatics Scientist at Illumina. Jeff is particularly interested in identifying genetic variants […]

Genome Giants: Kay Davies – Human Geneticist and Professor of Genetics, University of Oxford

Dame Kay Davies is a human geneticist and Professor of Genetics at the University of Oxford. Davies has spent her […]

A longstanding mystery: How do identical twins arise?

Scientists have discovered DNA methylation differences that are unique to identical twins, helping to unravel the exact molecular events that […]

A New Blood-Based Model for Dementia

There are nearly 50 million people living with dementia globally. Furthermore, ~50-70% of all dementia cases are caused by Alzheimer’s […]

A call for health equity for all

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report, which aims to raise awareness […]

GTEx project sheds light on gene expression

Scientists from the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project have completed a range of studies documenting how small changes in the DNA […]