There are many different techniques for DNA and RNA amplification. By far the most common method, however, is the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). This simple guide will tell you everything you need to know about PCR.
Efficiently translating genomic research into the clinic is one of the most important steps in the development of the field. The clinic is where we will see things come to fruition.
Biotech startup Mammoth Biosciences launches a CRISPR powered search engine that ‘works like Google’ for disease detection.
23andMe has provided their customers with a new health portal that makes it possible to share how they manage 18 common health conditions, including depression, ADHD, migraine and asthma.
To fully benefit from the vast quantities of data from TCGA, tools for easy data visualisation and analysis must be developed for use of the non-computational scientist. Our panel of experts discuss TCGA data and the tools needed to make sense of it.
New data indicates that newly diagnosed lung cancer patients have a 50% increase in survival rate over 1 year when receiving Keytruda over traditional chemotherapy.
The FDA said yesterday it will relax its review of some genetic tests that examine millions of different variants at the same time, and finalised two guidances designed to enhance collaboration among researchers, and drive the efficient development of novel NGS-based tests.
A literature review finds an increased risk of cancer, late-stage cancer, and mortality, with increased waiting time between a positive screening and start of diagnostic testing.
Researchers have proposed a radical change in the way Alzheimer’s disease is defined, focusing on biological changes in the body, rather than clinical symptoms such as memory loss and cognitive decline.