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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 […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 2nd October

Your weekly summary of some of the latest news and research across the genomics space! Top stories from the past […]

Understanding prenatal haematopoiesis in bone marrow

Scientists have carried out the first comprehensive analysis of how haematopoiesis develops in prenatal bone marrow. The average human adult […]

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 […]

Changes in gut microbiome associated with brain damage in infants

In a new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, researchers identified changes in the gut microbiome that are associated […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Back to the beginning – exploring the origins of life

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney takes a trip back in a virtual time machine, […]

Patient Perspectives: Vaila Morrison – Architect, Mother and Rare Disease Advocate (KAT6A syndrome)

Vaila Morrison is an architect focused on sustainable and inclusive design as well as a mother to a child with […]

Patient Perspectives: Maddie Stoodley – Gaucher’s Association Ambassador and UK Board Member

Maddie Stoodley is a rare disease patient and Gaucher’s Association Ambassador and UK board member. Stoodley was diagnosed at 16 […]

Patient Perspectives: Jared Griffin – Founder and CEO, Annabelle’s Challenge

Jared Griffin is the Founder and CEO of Anabelle’s Challenge, the UK’s leading charity for Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). In […]