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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
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New genomic research could shed light on the cause of two life-limiting neurodegenerative conditions and provide targets for potential therapies and treatments
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The speed at which a vaccine is developed can be crucial. RNA vaccines are cheaper and faster to make, but there's yet to be one licensed. Will this change with Covid-19?
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We all know what DNA looks like, or do we? We take a look at why the quadruple helix can occur and how it could unlock new avenues for cancer therapy
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As whole genome sequencing becomes more accessible, our understanding of rare disease is advancing at speed. We look at the latest findings from two NHS studies.
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How can genomic data help in the fight against coronavirus? We look at the pros and cons of two new approaches
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Recent tests have established a potential cure for sickle cell disease and beta thalassaemia by using genome editing on bone marrow stem cells
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Could we ‘turn off’ our body’s unwanted immune responses? New research has found a genetic switch in our non-coding DNA that could help treat complex allergic disease
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A new study has identified an interaction between two genes that could cause cells in the heart to replicate, opening the door to the first possible curative treatment for heart disease
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Could the DNA in our bloodstream provide a way to detect cancer? Recent research looks at a novel approach to screening through a new type of blood test
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A new nationwide study will sequence and analyse NHS patients’ genomes as part of the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak