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Genomics study uncovers the transcription factors able to restore hearing in zebrafish

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. Researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) have discovered a unique network […]

Hearing better with TRα1

A new study has discovered how a mutation in a receptor for thyroid hormone can cause accelerated hearing loss in […]

Gene therapy could reverse a genetic form of hearing loss

A novel gene delivery technique that has been found to restore hearing in mice could be used to deliver other […]

A Spotlight On: Rare Disease – Marshall Summar, Director of the Rare Disease Institute at the Children’s National Hospital

Marshall Summar is Director of the Rare Disease Institute at the Children’s National Hospital. He runs the genetics and metabolism […]

Treating inherited deafness with RNA base editing

Using RNA base editing techniques, scientists have successfully reversed a genetic form of hearing loss in a mouse model. The […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Space research and Project Maleth – Joseph Borg, Associate Professor, University of Malta

Joseph Borg is an Associate Professor at the University of Malta and the Project Lead of the Maleth Program and […]

Patient Perspectives: Kay Parkinson, Founder and Company Secretary, Rare Disease Nurse Network

Although Kay Parkinson is officially retired, she volunteers at the Rare Disease Nurse Network where she is the Founder and […]

The Changing Face of Newborn Screening

When a child is born, they typically undergo routine screening to check that they are healthy. In most countries, this […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: On Growth and Form – The extraordinary life and work of D’Arcy Thompson

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, the team explore the life and work of D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 4th December

Below, we have summarised some of the latest news and research across the genomics space – enjoy! Top stories from […]