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Resolving the driving forces behind tumour heterogeneity

Researchers have recently developed an in vitro model that can distinguish between the genetic, epigenetic and stochastic factors underlying tumour […]

Differential DNA methylation contributes to risk of multiple sclerosis

A recent study has discovered differentially methylated genomic regions harbouring 4 loci associated with risk of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis […]

Twin studies have disentangled the common genes in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and migraine

A recent study of monozygotic twins revealed certain genes and pathways that overlap between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and migraine, […]

Single Cell Sequencing: A New Dimension in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

A new multi-omics approach for single cell sequencing When: May 25th at 3pm BST/ 4pm CEST/ 10 am EDT Single […]

Epigenetic clock is accelerated in major depressive disorder

Researchers have found that an epigenetic clock and predictor of mortality – GrimAge – is accelerated in individuals with major […]

3D Genetics, EpiSwitch™️ and Clinical Translation: Development of Liquid Biopsy for Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma prognosis and benchmarking it against digital PCR gold standards

Chromatin exists as a non-linear, “three-dimensional” structure in the nuclear space, and refers to the complex of DNA and proteins […]

Hallmarks of environmental insults

We summarise a recent paper, published in Cell, that has proposed eight hallmarks of environmental insults. The intricacies and interactions […]

World Book Day 2021

When we read, we learn; we discover. Whether we find out about a new scientific concept or a fictional alternative […]

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 […]

The remarkable flexibility of our genome

Dr. Yonatan Stelzer is an expert in the emerging field of epigenetics, which allows interruption of genetic code in many […]