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Antisense therapy for MECP2 duplication syndrome

A preclinical study has provided experimental evidence that supports the use of antisense oligonucleotides as a strategy to treat MECP2 […]

Potential drug targets for paediatric germ cell tumours

Researchers have performed a comprehensive genetic analysis and identified potential drug targets for paediatric germ cell tumours (GCTs). Germ cell […]

The Genetics Of Alzheimer’s: Uncovering new Mechanisms and Drug Targets

An understanding of the environmental and genetic risk of Alzheimer’s Disease is vital for the production of more effective therapies. […]

Shuttle up for some genomics in space

Space. A silent vacuum beyond the upper limits of Earth’s atmosphere, home to billions of galaxies within our universe. A […]

Differential gene expression analysis reveals new genetic variants implicated in oral cancer

A study published in Scientific Reports, has identified six significant oral cancer associated genes through differential analysis. Oral cancer Oral […]

Novel circRNA identified as a potential biomarker for pancreatic cancer

A recent study, published in the Journal of Human Genetics, has analysed and identified a novel circRNA in pancreatic cancer […]

Single Cell ONLINE – A virtual series

The human body has 40 trillion cells and roughly 200 different cell types. Amongst the diverse cell types lies incredible […]

Webinar: Capture the dark genome – From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations

Sequenced genomes retain a surprisingly large number of “dark” regions – sections that have proven difficult to characterise via short-read […]

“We are starting to appreciate non-coding DNA” – Interview with Dr Sandra Smieszek, Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I’m Sandra Smieszek and I’m the Head of Genetics at Vanda Pharmaceuticals […]