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BRCA2 c.9227G>T variant found to be pathogenic

Recent analysis published in Scientific Reports has concluded that c.9227G>T is a BRCA2 pathogenic variant. Variants of uncertain significance The […]

Purifying selection in T cells

A recent publication in The New England Journal of Medicine has reported observations of reduced heteroplasmy in T cells – […]

How will genetic technologies change reproductive decision-making?

An article published in the European Journal of Human Genetics has explored views on how new genetic technologies may change […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

GEN-COVID study uses whole-exome sequencing to unravel COVID-19 susceptibility

A team of researchers from Italy have identified multiple genetic variants that could play a role in determining the severity […]

Gene therapy: The what, the how and the ethics

What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]