New study conducted by researchers from Harvard University identifies genetic ‘switch’ that activates key gene for height, but also finds link to arthritis
Nan Fang tells us that R&D needs innovation and speed to achieve a delicate balance, and hopes the future will bring long-read sequencing that is more robust and accurate
A Boston family are in a race against time to raise money for research to help save their son’s life, after he was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disease at just six months old.
Shared genetic test results would allow insurers to offer more personalised policies, potentially lowers costs and assess policyholder risk much better.
Blocking a specific intestinal microbial pathway can prevent obesity and insulin resistance, as well as cause fat tissue to become more metabolically active
“Big data” research runs the risk of being undermined by the poor design of the digital identifiers that tag data.
Illumina has announced its Extended RAS Panel, an FDA-approved next-generation sequencing (NGS) kit that meets the newly published guidelines for evaluation of colorectal cancer.
Scientists have taken an important step toward safer gene-editing cures for life-threatening disorders, by developing a technique that can spot editing mistakes made by CRISPR to an individual’s genome.
Researchers’ discovery of the mechanism of T cell exhaustion will lead to treatments to enhance immunotherapies against cancers and such viruses as HIV
Night shift work had displayed the potential to stop the body repairing daily damage to DNA and raises the risk of mutations which can lead to cancer
“If You Want to Get the Lion’s Credit for Discoveries That You Make, You’ll Need 3 Major Skills” – Gholson Lyon
Dr. Lyon fills us in on what he’s working on, and the challenges he faces in his work, as well as giving some pretty good advice for those at the start of their career
Researchers have developed a technique for inserting a gene into specific cell types in the adult brain in an animal model