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Envisioning a CRISPR/Cas9-based therapy for retinitis pigmentosa

A proof-of-principle study has shown that template-free CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can correct mutations that cause X-linked retinitis pigmentosa in mouse […]

Non-syndromic cleft lip aetiology is illuminated by integrative approaches

In a recent study, researchers integrated existing genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data to generate novel insights into the aetiology of […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 3rd July

Another month, another genomics week in brief, jam-packed with all of the latest news and research within the genomics space. […]

The functional importance of unusual DNA structures called G4s has been revealed

For the first time, researchers have found that G-quadruplex structures (G4s) in DNA could be added to the list of […]

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been linked to genetic mutations

A genome-wide study has identified potential risk genes that are associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), confirming the validity of using […]

Albumin activates a proton channel to enable fertilisation

Researchers have explored the roles that albumin and human voltage-gated proton channels, called hHv1, play in triggering fertilisation. Human voltage-gated […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 26th June

We have compiled all of the most recent genomics news and research from over the past week and put it […]

The role of microRNAs in broken heart syndrome

Scientists from Imperial College London have identified the role of two key microRNAs in the development of broken heart syndrome. […]

ATP1A3: A gene found to be responsible for early brain malformations

Recently, researchers have explored the pathophysiology of ATP1A3, a gene that encodes for an ATPase pump sub-unit in the brain. […]

AP1G1: The new gene being linked to certain neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers have discovered that the gene AP1G1 could be associated with certain neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities. A person with […]