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Genomics week in brief: Week ending 20th May

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

New Study Explores the Impact of Genetic, Familial and Individual Factors on Major Depressive Disorder

In a recent study published in Nature, researchers used Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) data (a type of MRI scan) to […]

High-impact variants have been identified in severe schizophrenia

Researchers have employed an extreme phenotype strategy to focus on the most severely affected individuals with schizophrenia and subsequently identified […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genetics and Obesity – Giles Yeo

Giles Yeo is a Principal Research Associate at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and the Scientific Director of the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core […]

Precision medicine in early life may improve adult health outcomes

Researchers have shown that optimising early life nutrition can reduce the risk of adult cardiometabolic disease in genetically predisposed infants, […]

Penetrance in monogenic metabolic conditions

Researchers have used exome sequencing data from 77,184 individuals to generate penetrance estimates and assess the utility of polygenic variation […]

Phenotype prediction accuracy limited by negative selection

Using population genetic models, researchers show that negative selection on complex traits limits phenotype prediction accuracy between populations. Phenotype prediction […]