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Cholesterol dysregulation associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have uncovered an association between APOE4 and erroneous cholesterol processing. This genetic variant […]

Parkinson’s Disease-associated Variants Operate Through Gene Regulation

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have demonstrated that genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease perform regulatory functions.  Researchers […]

E-cigarettes alter gene regulation

A recent study has demonstrated that the use of e-cigarettes is linked to adverse biological changes that can cause disease. […]

Gene regulation therapy could protect against Alzheimer’s

Researchers have developed and tested a novel gene regulation therapy, that leverages zinc finger proteins, to treat brain disorders such […]

CPT1A upregulation promotes colon cancer

A paper published in Cell Death and Disease, has identified that CPT1A upregulation is important for the tumour promoting effects […]

Social behaviours influenced by genetic and environmental factors

A team of researchers from the University of Utah have discovered that inhibition of the enzyme topoisomerase IIα (Top2a) during […]

World of Genomics: Norway

Our next stop in the World of Genomics tour is Norway. From its famous fjords and magnificent mountains to the […]

Leukaemias ‘re-programme’ themselves using epigenetic regulators

Some leukaemias are able to alter the proteins they express on the cell surface in order to evade cancer treatment. […]

p53 controls cell metabolism to prevent genomic instability

p53 has long been called the “guardian of the genome,” but how is this tumour suppressor protein maintaining genomic stability […]

World of Genomics: Kenya

For the latest edition of our World of Genomics series, we head over to Kenya. Famous for its scenic landscapes […]