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Gene therapy success in children with rare immunodeficiency

An investigational gene therapy for a rare, life-threatening inherited immunodeficiency disorder has been found to safely restore the immune systems […]

Why people aged 105 and over live longer

Using whole-genome sequencing, researchers have explored the link between genetic variation and extreme longevity in people aged 105 and over. […]

Exploration of the genetic effects of Chernobyl radiation

Two landmark studies have harnessed the power of cutting-edge genomic tools to investigate the health effects of exposure to ionising […]

1 in 6 colorectal cancer patients have hereditary gene mutation

Researchers within the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have found that 1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer have […]

Genetics linked to higher rates of chronic pain in women

A recent study has found that women may be at greater risk of experiencing chronic pain because of the genetic […]

COVID & Genomics ONLINE

Since the emergence of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in December 2019, over 115 million cases have been reported worldwide. Whole […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 20th March

Check out our latest Genomics week in brief – jam-packed with all the latest genomics news and research, all in […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 13th March

Another jam-packed week of interesting research and news from the genomics space – all summarised here for you! Top stories […]

Hallmarks of environmental insults

We summarise a recent paper, published in Cell, that has proposed eight hallmarks of environmental insults. The intricacies and interactions […]

Ancient DNA provides insights into how tuberculosis shaped the immune system

A new study, using ancient DNA, has revealed how tuberculosis has affected populations over the past 2,000 years and impacted […]