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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
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/data-2.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2020-12-31 10:58:422021-01-07 16:36:07Key genomic technologies of 2020: fighting Covid-19
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?
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UCL Genetics Institute honorary professor and psychiatrist David Curtis explains the challenge of understanding mental illnesses like schizophrenia, and how recent advances in genomics could have a real impact on clinical practice
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We take a look at the latest developments in our understanding of the role of the human genome when it comes to disease severity
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The benefits of involving young people in genome sequencing decision making are explored by GEP fellow Dr Celine Lewis in her recently published study
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Can we use genomics to accurately predict the development of cancer in those with precursor conditions? We look at newly published results from a 15-year study to find out