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This week, we take an in-depth look at the genome-editing technology that has been making headlines worldwide
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While genomics sets the scene for cancer to grow, it isn’t the only actor – as shown by two studies that cast a light on the role of epigenomics
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Introducing a new epigenomic test as part of routine cervical screening may help clinicians spot the signature of cervical cancer years before it develops
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We look at a new type of CAR-T cell therapy that, in the world’s first use, has cured a child patient’s leukaemia
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To kick off the new year, we look at three areas of genomics research and advancement to watch out for in 2023 and beyond
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In the second and final part of our round-up of 2022, we look back at some of the milestones reached this year in genomics research
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This week, we examine the role that genomics could play in reducing the number of child cancer patients who experience doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity
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Including polygenic risk scores for heart disease has been found to be a useful addition to NHS health checks that doesn’t affect GP workload
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We take a look at the blood test that researchers hope could lead to earlier diagnosis of cancer
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New clinical studies hope to use genomics to improve treatment of and even find a cure for motor neurone disease
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A new gene therapy for achromatopsia has partially restored colour vision in two children, according to new research
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New research has revealed that the efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccine depends on our genome