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GWAS identifies new acne risk genes

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) of acne has identified 29 regions of the genome that influence the condition. Acne vulgaris […]

GWAS of bipolar disorder provides new insights

A new genome-wide association study (GWAS) of over 40,000 bipolar disorder cases has provided new insights into the underlying disease […]

Largest Middle East GWAS reveals clinically relevant variants

A recent GWAS analysis in the Middle Eastern Qatari population has identified genetic associations in 45 clinically relevant traits. GWAS […]

Largest ever GWAS of Alzheimer’s disease

The results from the largest GWAS of Alzheimer’s disease have been released as preprint in medRxiv. These findings have implicated […]

A Spotlight On: Genomics in Qatar – Said Ismail, Director of Qatar Genome

Said Ismail is the Director of Qatar Genome, a national programme trying to spearhead Qatar’s vision to become a pioneer […]

World of Genomics: Nigeria

One of the most populated countries in the world, Nigeria is a multi-lingual, multi-ethnic nation in West Africa. One of […]

Nigerian 100K Genome Project initial phase completed

This week holds incredible and long-awaited news for worldwide communities; the pioneering Nigerian 100K Genome Project’s initial phase has been […]

Genetic Association Study of Mild Covid-19 Reveals Protective Variants

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper has been published in Nature Genetics exploring the genetic associations of mild […]

Moving Polygenic Risk Scores into the Clinic

Genetic testing is widely used to diagnose monogenic diseases that are caused by mutations in a single gene, such as […]

Sepsis-Associated Variants Integrated into Polygenic Risk Score

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers at the University of Michigan have published a study in PLOS ONE identifying […]