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Shareable Science: What the “wellderly” can teach us about the genetics of healthy aging

Aging affects everyone, right down to our genetic core, but there’s plenty of evidence showing that each individual experiences the effects of age differently. As it turns out, some people are predisposed to a less disruptive (a kinder, gentler) aging process. New research hopes to uncover why that is.

New diagnostic for Coronavirus receives CE mark

Yesterday, a test developed by Co-diagnostics for the detection of SARS-CoV-2, received CE marking as the virus nears “pandemic” status. CE-IVD marking indicates that the IVD conforms with relevant EU directives regarding the health and safety of the product.

Opinion: morally, is germline genome editing all that different to IVF?

Helen C. O’Neill has explored how the global reaction to the birth of genome-edited twins in 2018 echoed the condemnation […]

Shareable Science: The genetics of coronavirus

In early December, an outbreak of respiratory illness was reported in Wuhan, China. Scientists quickly determined the sickness was caused by a new virus from the coronavirus family. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus, China has reacted with transportation lockdowns and public health advisories.

Foundations for AI are “Critical” to our Continued Success – Interview with Dr Paul Agapow, AstraZeneca

FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I am currently a Health Informatics Director at AstraZeneca. I started my […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Sheela Upadhyaya, NICE: The Role of NICE in Enabling Access to New Medicines

Associate Director – Highly Specialised Technologies, NICE Sheela Upadhyaya is currently the Associate Director of the Highly Specialised Technology program […]

FoG 2020 Presentation: Ernst Hafen, ETH Zurich: Data to the People – A Fair Citizen-Centered Health Data Ecosystem

Ernst Hafen, PhD, is a Professor of Systems Genetics at ETH Zurich (Institute of Molecular Systems Biology) and former President […]

FoG 2020 Presentation David Weinkove, Durham University: What Genomics can do for Ageing

David has over 20 years’ experience using genetic-tractable model organisms to address fundamental questions in biology, using combined genetic and […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Cecile Zaouter, Devyser: Optimising Workflows For Routine Diagnostic Usage

Cécile is a Product Manager at Devyser, a Swedish medtech company specialising in easy-to-use diagnostic kits for complex DNA testing. […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Alba Sanchis-Juan: Long-read Whole Genome Sequencing of Clinical Samples

Alba studied Biochemistry and Biomedicine and did her PhD in Biotechnology at University of Valencia, Spain. She currently works at […]