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Music to Beethoven’s Ears: Genomic Analysis Reveals Basis of Composer’s Chronic Health Conditions

Recent improvements in ancient DNA analysis approaches have enabled researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology to uncover […]

New genes implicated in general substance use disorders

A recent study has identified multiple loci associated with general addiction risk. The research, published this week in Nature Mental […]

New Study Sheds Light on Endometriosis Genetics and Pain Mechanisms

In a recent study, published in Nature, researchers conducted a large genome-wide association study on endometriosis, including data from more […]

Cleaning Up Parkinson’s: Researchers Identify Key Protein Involved in Autophagy

Researchers have identified a Parkinson’s disease-linked mutation that impacts the endocytic protein Endophilin A1, which is involved in autophagy. In […]

Common and rare variation both contribute to the onset of retinal disease

A study published in PLOS Genetics has revealed newly identified risk loci that are associated with rare eye conditions. Using […]

Researchers discover new genetic associations with chronic kidney disease

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers identified new rare variants and genes associated with chronic kidney disease. […]

Mind the Gap: New Study Shows Differences in Male and Female Genetic Pathways in MDD

In a recent study, published in Nature Molecular Psychiatry, researchers have performed a sex-stratified genome-wide association analysis for MDD on […]

Cancer drug discovery and development

Drug discovery is a time-consuming and costly process, particularly given the high number of trials that ultimately “fail” or have […]

A guide to cancer genomics

Original post by Liam Little in February 2023. Updated by Ashleigh Davey in September 2023. According to the British Journal […]

Japanese Study Identifies 35 Genetic Risk Factors for Atrial Fibrillation

In a new study published in Nature, researchers have identified 35 genetic susceptibility loci for atrial fibrillation (AF) in a […]