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UK roll out of rapid COVID-19 tests

The UK Department of Health and Social Care announced on Monday that it will roll out two new rapid COVID-19 […]

An impact study on the rare disease community: a call to action

Jo Balfour, one of the founding members and current Operations Manager at Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN), has collaborated with […]

Researchers have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of the largest and most complex CRISPR-Cas system known to date

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of one of the most complex […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Sickness and susceptibility – the ancient war between genes and disease

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, […]

AACR Virtual Meeting: COVID-19 and Cancer

With the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held a three-day virtual event […]

Study finds expanded tandem repeats contribute to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects one in 54 children in the US and is associated with a heritability between 50-90%. […]

The Genetics Podcast: The Origins and Future of the UK Biobank

In the most recent episode of The Genetics Podcast, CEO of Sano Genetics, Patrick Short interviews Professor Sir Rory Collins, […]

Implementing large-scale population testing is cost-effective and could prevent millions of cancer cases globally

Large-scale BRCA testing within the general population and across multiple healthcare systems could prevent millions of breast and ovarian cancer […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

The first telomere-to-telomere human chromosome assembly

A recent article published in Nature, describes a breakthrough in our knowledge of the human genome with the first gapless, […]