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Opinion: It’s not just what, it’s also who – potential causes of the drop in the DTC market

Following on from our post on Direct to consumer genetics – Whose data is it?, we are exploring user views on the […]

Direct to consumer genetics – Whose data is it?

Many pharmaceutical companies are switching their focus to collecting, analysing and learning from large data sets. In fact, in early […]

Providing Information And Support to Families Affected by Rare Genetic Diseases – Interview with Arti Patel, Unique

Arti Patel is an Information Officer at Unique, where she acts as the first point of contact on the helpline […]

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.

Alzheimer’s disease genetic research consortium launched in New York

The State University of New York (SUNY) is running the program with $20 million funding from the Empire State Development’s […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Alfredo Iacoangeli: An International Effort in Establishing A Validated & Streamlined Approach to Studying The Genetic Basis of Complex Disorders

Alfredo is a post-doctoral researcher in Dobson’s group as part of a joint grant between the MRC Centre for Neurodegeneration […]

Interview with Dr Alfredo Iacoangeli, Principal Investigator, King’s College London

Dr Alfredo Iacoangeli is a post-doctoral researcher at King’s College London whose aim is the development of a high throughput gene, environment and epigenetics database and analysis system for international ALS research. We managed to have a chat with Alfredo ahead of him speaking at the Festival of Genomics about his work, and why he’s excited to be a part of the festival this year.