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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 […]

Study provides insight into the genetic basis of prostate cancer disparities

A new study has reported that Black men have a range of genetic alterations that increase their risk of developing […]

A New Genetic Link to Childhood Asthma

Asthma with severe exacerbation is the most common reason for the hospitalisation of young children. These exacerbations are generally triggered […]

Computational Genetics: A Massive Step for Neuroscience

Complex brain disorders are highly heritable and largely polygenic. They arise from a complex combination of risk genes, found in […]

What is Non-Genetic Inheritance?

Epigenetic mechanisms are highly complex, diverse and often poorly understood. A recent study, published in Cell, discusses the diverse features […]

The Genetics Of Alzheimer’s: Uncovering new Mechanisms and Drug Targets

An understanding of the environmental and genetic risk of Alzheimer’s Disease is vital for the production of more effective therapies. […]

Genetic differences in ADHD

In a study, published in Scientific Reports, researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, reported key genetic differences in the […]

African genomics needed for genetic medicine

As part of the 20th anniversary of Nature Reviews Genetics, Professor Ambroise Wonkam from the University of Cape Town has […]

Understanding genetic variation: An integrated personal and population-based Egyptian genome reference

The power of the Human Genome Project was its universality: one genome to represent all humankind. The next challenge is […]