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Early results from the UK Biobank Exome Sequencing Consortium

The UK Biobank Exome Sequencing Consortium has released, as preprint in medRxiv, early results from the exome sequencing data generated […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 14th November

Your weekly summary of recent genomics news and research! Top stories from the past week Stanford researchers have developed a […]

Coronavirus human challenge trials

The UK Government have announced a £33.6 million investment backing studies in partnership with Imperial College London, hVIVO and the […]

Evolutionary arms race: artificial selection for host resistance to tumour growth

Researchers have used artificial selection to observe the evolutionary arms race between tumour cells and the host immune response. Evolutionary […]

HIV: origins, treatment and the continued stigma

The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, died last week from a recurrence of leukaemia. His […]

Genomics: Not all doom and gloom

In the past Genomics has faced a lot of controversy, particularly in relation to eugenics. Even today, applications of genomics, […]

A call for health equity for all

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report, which aims to raise awareness […]

Underdiagnosis of monogenic heart and vascular diseases

Through performing whole-exome sequencing (WES), researchers have found that diagnoses for monogenic cardiovascular diseases (MCVDs) may have previously been missed. […]

Precision Oncology ONLINE: From preanalytical considerations to digital insights

Cancer is the world’s second biggest killer. In 2018, cancer claimed the lives of an estimated 9.6 million people. Needless […]

COVID-19 linked to type 1 diabetes in children

A recent study, published in Diabetes Care, has reported a potential link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 […]