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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” […]

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 […]

Transmission of epigenetic memory across multiple generations

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. New research from UC Santa Cruz has shown that transgenerational epigenetic inheritance (the inheritance […]

One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]

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 […]

Groundbreaking research generates world’s first synthetic embryos

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Until recently, synthetic embryos only existed in sci-fi novels. Now, researchers from the Weizmann […]