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A link between schizophrenia and the placenta

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. The genetic risk of schizophrenia is believed to be linked largely to genetic variants […]

New Study Comprehensively Maps Placental Development in Unprecedented Detail

In a recent study published in Nature, researchers have mapped placental development from start to finish. They used single-cell, spatial-omics, […]

Researchers identify role of gene in placental development

A recent study has shown that the gene GPR126 plays an essential role in the development of the placenta during […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Baby boom – the surprising genetic secrets hidden in the placenta

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney explores the science behind one of the most remarkable […]

Discovering the importance of placental microRNAs

Researchers have carried out the most comprehensive profiling of human placental miRNA expression to date, in the hope of driving […]

The placenta: A dumping ground for genetic defects

Scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Cambridge and their collaborators have found that the placenta resembles that […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 3rd May

Welcome back to Week in Brief! We hope you had a great Bank Holiday weekend, and we’ve got the latest […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 26th April

It’s that time of the week again – check out the latest stories from the genomics world and beyond in […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 19th January

Interested in reading the latest news from the genomics world and beyond? Then you’re in the right place! In Week […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 12th January

2024 has got off to a flying start in terms of genomics news, and this week is no different. In […]