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Cerebral palsy can be genetic

New research has found that as many as 1 in 4 children with cerebral palsy have an underlying genetic condition. […]

What genes did humans inherit from Neanderthals?

Recently, researchers have developed a novel method that uses convolutional neural networks to detect adaptive introgression in the human genome. […]

Genomics in Drug Discovery & Development

Despite an increase in investment into R&D from biopharma companies, only 5-10% of drugs that enter early-stage clinical trials ever […]

The Shared Genetic Basis of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

A recent study has demonstrated that there are substantial similarities in the structural phenotypes of different neuropsychiatric disorders. Furthermore, they […]

Nanopore sequencing combined with liquid biopsy analysis

A recent study, published in Clinical Chemistry, has presented a rapid nanopore genotyping strategy to enable amplification-free identification and classification […]

Opportunistic Genomic Screening: How much do we really want to know?

When an individual undergoes genomic screening, the opportunity arises to further review their genomic data in the future. This is […]

ASHG Virtual Meeting 2020

Last week (27 – 30th October 2020), the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosted their annual meeting. The meeting […]

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

Deep learning in genomics – are we there yet?

As genomic sequencing becomes more routine, handling the sheer volume of data being produced is causing major issues. We must […]