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Black geneticists

Can you name a Black scientist? We asked a similar question a few weeks ago regarding women in genetics and […]

Genome UK: The future of healthcare

Genome UK The UK has launched its new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy, with the goal of cementing its status as […]

Genomics: repairing public trust

The term “genomics” was first coined in 1986 by Tom Roderick, a geneticist from The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, […]

African genomics needed for genetic medicine

As part of the 20th anniversary of Nature Reviews Genetics, Professor Ambroise Wonkam from the University of Cape Town has […]

A call for health equity for all

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report, which aims to raise awareness […]

GTEx project sheds light on gene expression

Scientists from the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project have completed a range of studies documenting how small changes in the DNA […]

COVID-19 clinical trials failing to enrol diverse populations

Despite global recognition that diversity within population studies is poor, clinical trials for current treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 still […]

SARS-CoV-2 deletion impacts severity of infection

Researchers have found that a deletion in the SARS-CoV-2 genome, which has been detected in Singapore and other countries, is […]

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 […]

Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you exclusive excerpts from her new book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of […]