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Eliminating malaria via a simple genetic modification

Researchers have tested genetically modifying mosquitos to express antimalarial genes and pass them on to offspring as a new strategy […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 17th April

Get all the latest genomics news and research all in one place, here, in this week’s genomics week in brief! […]

Intra-tumour heterogeneity across human cancer genomes

As part of the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes Consortium, researchers analysed the whole genomes of tumour samples from over […]

COVID & Genomics ONLINE

Since the emergence of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in December 2019, over 115 million cases have been reported worldwide. Whole […]

The genetic timeline of hospital superbug

Researchers at the Sanger Institute and their collaborators have explored, for the first time, the full evolutionary journey of hospital […]

The Rarest of the Rare

In Europe, a rare disease is defined rare when it affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 people. However, this definition […]

Developing a Treatment for Black Bone Disease by Nick Sireau

As emphasised by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, seeing our loved ones impacted by something can really motivate us to make […]

New Genetic Loci Identified for Lewy Body Dementia

A recent study, published in Nature used Genome Wide Association Studies to identify new risk loci associated with Lewy Body […]

New High-Throughput Screen Identifies Novel Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative movement disorder. It is characterised by the loss of dopaminergic neurons in […]

A New Rapid Screen for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of joint destruction. It causes debilitating pain and disability, yet no drugs are currently […]