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Genetic variants linked to male breast cancer found

A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has discovered three genetic variants linked to an […]

Machine learning identifies epigenetic markers of Schizophrenia

We know from twin studies that Schizophrenia carries a 80% heritability risk, but haven’t yet managed to deduce exact genetic […]

Interview with Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank

Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank leads this landmark project. We talk to him about some of the research outcomes from UK Biobank, and why he’s excited to be speaking at the Festival of Genomics this January.

TWAS: Transcriptome-wide association study

A recent trend in large-scale association studies is transcriptome-wide association study (TWAS), which aggregates genomic information into functionally relevant units […]