https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/mitochondria.jpg 450 1350 Ben Armstrong /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Ben Armstrong2023-05-26 15:51:002023-06-12 14:46:57All about mitochondria: Definition and disease
In the first of two blog posts about mitochondria, we explore what they are and how they can cause health conditions
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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
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 Armstrong2021-09-16 17:28:412021-09-17 07:46:03Parkinson's disease: understanding the cause
In light of new research, we explore the role genes and their products can play in the onset of Parkinson’s disease
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We look beyond the genome to find out how RNA can impact on the presentation of psychiatric conditions
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We explore one type of epigenetic modification, its function in our genome and the rare conditions that have been linked to it
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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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Why do some conditions affect us more as we age? A recent study looked at one in particular, atherosclerosis, and found that non-coding RNA may hold the answers
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Can artificial intelligence help bring about personalised and preventative healthcare? AI expert Jessica Morley sums up the 4 key considerations for NHS staff
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'Functional genomics' is a phrase that crops up frequently in discussion around genomics, but what does it actually mean?
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/human-body.jpg 450 1350 Amelia McPherson /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Amelia McPherson2019-08-12 13:28:262021-03-10 15:04:12Omics: A cut-out-and-keep guide
You might already know about the genome, but what of the other 'omes’ that affect our health – from the microbiome to the epigenome?
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Genomics is changing medicine, providing insight into diagnosis of cancer and rare disease - but what could other 'omics' sciences reveal?