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The genetics behind eating disorders

An international team has studied the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, shedding light on the genetic links between eating […]

Large study reveals 127 glaucoma genes

In the largest genome-wide association study of glaucoma, an international consortium of researchers has identified 44 new gene loci and […]

Spinal fluid detects Alzheimer’s inflammation

Recent findings suggest that people who carry the gene variant associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease also […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 13th February

The latest ‘Genomics week in brief’ filled with the most recent genomics news and research from the past week! Top […]

Tractor: New tool facilitates diversity in genetic studies

Researchers have developed a free-access software tool called Tractor that increases the discovery power of genomics in understudied populations.  Diverse […]

The Pandemic, Genomics and Digital Technologies by Eric Topol

Eric Topol (Director & Founder, Scripps Research Translational Institute) joined us at the Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2021 to […]

Exploring the Vast Diversity of African Genetics

Characterising genomic variation across Africa is critical to understanding human biology. Recently, there has been a shift in focus, in […]

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 […]

Biomarkers found in sperm linked to autism

Biomarkers in human sperm have been found to indicate a propensity to autism spectrum disorder in the fathers’ offspring. Autism […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 9th January

Another week, another genomics week in brief – filled with the latest news and research from the genomics space. Top […]