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Monocyte gene expression provides insight into depression

A recent paper, published in Translational Psychiatry, uses monocyte gene expression to gain insight into childhood trauma, suicide risk and […]

Human Genome Project: Triumph or failure?

It has been 20 years since the first draft of the human genome was unveiled. The ambitious project to sequence […]

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, […]

How genetics and technology could increase human longevity

Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]

A look inside a rapid exome sequencing lab

The ability to sequence a patient’s genome can be an invaluable tool in healthcare, especially as we move towards more […]

How much is your genetic data worth?

Recently, we have been posting about the changes in user perceptions on the way genetic data is owned, handled, and […]

The benefits of using genomics in clinical trials

Genomics has the potential to improve efficacy of drugs and accelerate precision healthcare, but one area with the biggest potential […]

Opinion: We should increase education of genomics in our curriculum

Genomics is a hugely powerful tool and the general population should know about it!

First gene catalogue of human vaginal microbiome created

The catalogue, Human Vaginal Non-Redundant gene catalogue (VIRGO), has been released publicly and can be used to facilitate an in-depth understanding of how the vaginal micro-organisms affect women’s health

Enabling Precision medicine for everyone: New pharmacogenomics solution launched in the US

The PGx program is an industry-first solution that will protect patients from being prescribed ineffective or harmful drugs.