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Researchers Investigate the Epigenetic Regulation of NRG1 in Breast Cancer Under Hyperglycaemia

In a new study published in Nature, researchers investigated the molecular mechanisms behind the epigenetic regulation of the NRG1 enhancer […]

Predictive models could identify oncogenic genetic events

Researchers have shown that some cancer-causing genetic events are underpinned by regulatory gene activity. The study, published in Nature, highlights […]

Gene therapy for neurological diseases possible with new brain-targeting viral vectors

A major challenge in the field of gene therapy is ensuring that treatments are delivered to the correct location in […]

‘Mini eyes’ grown in lab aid understanding of genetic blindness

Researchers at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) have grown ‘mini eyes’ to assess blindness. […]

New AAV approach allows gene therapies to cross the blood-brain barrier

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. A new study, published in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering, has shown how delivery […]

A Spotlight On Genetics and Drug Discovery – Erik Ingelsson

Erik Ingelsson (Senior Vice President of Genomic Sciences at GlaxoSmithKline) joins us to discuss the importance of genetics in drug […]

Treating inherited deafness with RNA base editing

Using RNA base editing techniques, scientists have successfully reversed a genetic form of hearing loss in a mouse model. The […]

A New Dawn for Mitochondrial Genome Editing

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers have successfully facilitated A-to-G base conversion in mitochondrial DNA, ushering in a new […]

‘Biohackers’ and DIY Gene Therapy

Two things that have defined the 21st century are genomics and the internet. Through a combination of these has emerged […]

What’s the Best Way to Deliver Prime Editing?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Prime editing is a new type of genome editing technology. It essentially builds on […]