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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, […]

A cellular culprit for type 1 diabetes

By harnessing various genetic tools, researchers have identified a predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes. […]

Microbiome disease architectures

In a recent study, researchers linked the genetic makeup of bacteria in the human gut to several human diseases, proposing […]

Blind patient partially recovers after optogenetic therapy

French firm GenSight Biologics has published pioneering results showing the partial recovery of the first recipient that received their optogenetic […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Creatures of the night – the genetics of bats

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, the team take to the night skies with a closer look at the […]

Researchers identify glycosylated RNA

Glycosylated RNA (GlycoRNAs) prior to 2019 were not known to exist. Now, researchers have found that they are present on […]

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 […]

Ancient microbiomes offer insight into modern diseases

Genomic analysis of human samples from dry caves has revealed significant differences between ancient and modern gut microbiomes. Gut microbiome […]

ARDEnt Assemble: Rare diseases and the impact of the pandemic

The pandemic has changed all our lives. Whether that be the loss of loved ones, employment or social interactions – […]

Gene therapy success in children with rare immunodeficiency

An investigational gene therapy for a rare, life-threatening inherited immunodeficiency disorder has been found to safely restore the immune systems […]