Long-read sequencing: the next next generation?

The ability to accurately sequence large sections of DNA is important in some areas of healthcare, and is enabling progress in others

Genomics and HIV: can we be cured?

New genomic discoveries provide hope that lifelong antiretroviral therapy may one day be a thing of the past

Assessing younger patients' understanding of genomics

HEE genomics research fellow Celine Lewis talks about a new measure to assess young people’s understanding of genomics

Dementia, lifestyle and the genome

A new study provides evidence that when it comes to dementia, it isn’t all in the genes...

Genomics and PCOS

The discovery of new gene variants associated with polycystic ovary syndrome will lead to better understanding and open up the possibility of targeted treatment  
what is precision medicine

Pancreatic cancer and genomics

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive kinds, but new genomics research offers hope for more effective, targeted treatment for patients 

Infectious diseases and the race to diagnosis

Researchers are exploring new techniques to tackle serious infectious diseases, and contain an outbreak before it becomes an epidemic

Hereditary haemochromatosis a 'stealth disease’

Recent genomic research has shed new light on the condition, previously thought to be low risk, prompting a review of screening regulation 

HIV and the genome

Genome editing has not been without controversies, but some studies suggest it may hold the cure for patients living with HIV

Let’s talk about (biological) sex

Sex as a biological variable has not always been factored in to medical research and practice. Will that change in the era of precision medicine?

Genomics and acute myeloid leukaemia

Aggressive and complex, AML often proves a challenge for clinicians, but genomic analysis is helping in the search for targeted treatments

Genomics, the land, and the promise of new drugs

Despite its proven value, scientists and researchers are yet to harness the full medical potential of the soil. Is genomics the key?