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Mitochondrial DNA genotype-phenotype interactions

A recent study has found that genetic variants in mitochondrial DNA could increase the risk of developing several common diseases, […]

Combination therapy for mitochondrial disorders

Study shows how one specific combination therapy may provide measurable benefits to patients with mitochondrial respiratory chain disorders. Mitochondrial disorders […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 20th February

Another round-up of the latest genomics news and research from the past week – enjoy! Top stories from the past […]

Perspectives on cell and gene therapies

We summarise a recent systematic review of the current evidence on patient and public knowledge and perspectives of cell and […]

Molecular signature of fertilising sperm

Using 3D in situ imaging of the female reproductive tract, researchers have revealed molecular signatures of fertilising sperm in mice. […]

It’s time to talk about epigenetic clocks

Ageing. Mother nature’s curse, but a plastic surgeon’s blessing. All humans age. But how we age and most importantly how […]

Implementing large-scale population testing is cost-effective and could prevent millions of cancer cases globally

Large-scale BRCA testing within the general population and across multiple healthcare systems could prevent millions of breast and ovarian cancer […]

How genetics and technology could increase human longevity

Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]

Opinion: Direct-to-consumer epigenetic tests are not getting enough scrutiny

The direct to consumer (DTC) genetic test market has seen a decline recently over privacy concerns, but private companies such […]

Controlling gene expression with computer-inspired protein gates

Scientists have designed tools to regulate protein-protein interactions, akin to the structure of electronics, that are capable of controlling T-cell […]