https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/brain-activity-web.jpg 450 1350 Ben Armstrong /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Ben Armstrong2021-03-04 16:44:122021-03-04 16:44:12Transcriptomics and mental illness
We look beyond the genome to find out how RNA can impact on the presentation of psychiatric conditions
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More than 50 different types of cancer can be detected by the new test, but how will it work?
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We look at a recent prostate cancer study that highlights the importance of inclusivity in genomic studies
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A human chromosome has been sequenced in its entirety for the first time, but why is this breakthrough important for the future of our reference genome?
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A new study by GEP fellow Niamh Appleby has found potential pathways and targets for the treatment of Richter’s syndrome – an aggressive form of adult leukaemia
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What do we know about the new strain of coronavirus sweeping across the UK? And how did genomics help us get there?
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In the second part of our review of the year’s genomic highlights, we look at the breakthroughs that are helping patients with rare disease and cancer
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In the first of two articles reflecting on this year, we look at how genomics became central to tackling an unprecedented global pandemic
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A new study has found the first ever polygenic cause for diabetes in children younger than six months of age
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A newly discovered gene within the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus could offer clues about its origins and a possible target for treatment
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How do gene variants affect our health? We look at a recent study that has newly identified 28 genes associated with developmental disorders
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Scientists have discovered a new rare and deadly inflammatory disease in men, but how did genomics lead them to it?