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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, […]

The functional importance of unusual DNA structures called G4s has been revealed

For the first time, researchers have found that G-quadruplex structures (G4s) in DNA could be added to the list of […]

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been linked to genetic mutations

A genome-wide study has identified potential risk genes that are associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), confirming the validity of using […]

ATP1A3: A gene found to be responsible for early brain malformations

Recently, researchers have explored the pathophysiology of ATP1A3, a gene that encodes for an ATPase pump sub-unit in the brain. […]

What genes did humans inherit from Neanderthals?

Recently, researchers have developed a novel method that uses convolutional neural networks to detect adaptive introgression in the human genome. […]

Exome variant discrepancies between reference genomes

Researchers at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine have identified genetic variant discrepancies between two human […]

Spatial transcriptomics can unravel cellular interactions in Alzheimer’s disease

This article was compiled from a recent webinar, delivered by Professor Bart de Strooper, who is the Director of UK […]

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 […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 29th May

Check out our summary of all of the most recent genomics news and research from the past week! Top stories […]

Mitochondrial DNA genotype-phenotype interactions

A recent study has found that genetic variants in mitochondrial DNA could increase the risk of developing several common diseases, […]