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The genetic timeline of hospital superbug

Researchers at the Sanger Institute and their collaborators have explored, for the first time, the full evolutionary journey of hospital […]

Induced pluripotent stem cells map variants of disease

Scientists have compiled data from induced pluripotent stem cells to link genetic variants to many different diseases. Linking variants Researchers […]

The genetics behind eating disorders

An international team has studied the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, shedding light on the genetic links between eating […]

Largest Middle East GWAS reveals clinically relevant variants

A recent GWAS analysis in the Middle Eastern Qatari population has identified genetic associations in 45 clinically relevant traits. GWAS […]

New Genetic Loci Identified for Lewy Body Dementia

A recent study, published in Nature used Genome Wide Association Studies to identify new risk loci associated with Lewy Body […]

Tractor: New tool facilitates diversity in genetic studies

Researchers have developed a free-access software tool called Tractor that increases the discovery power of genomics in understudied populations.  Diverse […]

Pharmacogenetic testing could save millions

According to new research from the University of East Anglia in collaboration with Boots UK and Leiden University, four million […]

Exploring the Vast Diversity of African Genetics

Characterising genomic variation across Africa is critical to understanding human biology. Recently, there has been a shift in focus, in […]

The Shared Genetic Basis of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

A recent study has demonstrated that there are substantial similarities in the structural phenotypes of different neuropsychiatric disorders. Furthermore, they […]

Overlapping genetic association in type I and type II diabetes

Due to the potential shared aetiology between type I and type II diabetes, researchers recently aimed to identify any genetic […]