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The UK Biobank releases first results from COVID-19 study

Early results analysed as part of the UK Biobank’s COVID-19 antibody study have been released. Samples that were collected from […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

Biologically-validated AI is how scientists are realising the full potential of single-cell RNA sequencing

The promise of single-cell gene expression data Genomic data are an excellent source of novel disease biomarkers and targets. In […]

Single Cell ONLINE – A virtual series

The human body has 40 trillion cells and roughly 200 different cell types. Amongst the diverse cell types lies incredible […]

How genetics and technology could increase human longevity

Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]

A look inside a rapid exome sequencing lab

The ability to sequence a patient’s genome can be an invaluable tool in healthcare, especially as we move towards more […]

Reverse genetics allows mapping of SARS-CoV-2 in the body

A new study accepted by Cell showed that SARS-CoV-2 infects the nasal cavity to the greatest degree and infects and […]

Studies identify novel genetic variants for heart disease using new method

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death globally. Two of the most common forms of heart disease […]

MicroRNAs: The cast-off genetic material with the potential to fight diseases

This is a summary of an article written by Alice Godden originally published on TheConversation. Of the nearly 3 billion […]

UK Biobank announces COVID-19 immunity study

Over the weekend, the UK Biobank announced a large-scale long term study to track the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the […]