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Understanding the role of genetic resistance in the UK ash tree population

This article was compiled from a recent webinar, delivered by Professor Richard Buggs and supported by Novogene, a genomic services […]

Predicting chemotherapy resistance in breast and ovarian cancer with BRCA epigenetics

New research discovers genomic and epigenomic BRCA alterations that can predict chemotherapy resistance in breast and ovarian cancers.   A new […]

Genetic signature of treatment resistance in breast cancer identified

Researchers have discovered a genetic signature that can identify drivers of poor outcomes in advanced oestrogen-receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer. […]

Non-Genetic Mechanisms of Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer

Therapeutic resistance has repeatedly proved itself to be an unconquerable barrier for curative cancer treatment. However, recent investigations have challenged […]

Revealing the genetic diversity of drug-resistant cancer cells

In a recent  Nature paper, researchers have developed a new methodology to track the fates of cancer cells after therapy. […]

Environmental and ecological factors play a significant role in antibiotic resistance

In a recent study, published in the journal eLIFE, researchers have screened over 160,000 bacterial genomes to identify the presence […]

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 […]

New form of antimicrobial resistance discovered in Group A Streptococcus

Researchers have identified a new form of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Group A Streptococcus (GAS). GAS organisms can cause various […]

Genomic signatures of pre-resistance in Tuberculosis

Researchers have conducted the largest population-level genomic analysis of M. tuberculosis to date, with a view to pre-empt the emergence of resistance. […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The genetics of exceptional longevity – Tom Perls

Tom Perls is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in Geriatrics […]