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Genome sequencing: novel genetic cause of rare diseases discovered

Genome sequencing: novel genetic cause of rare diseases discovered

A new study has discovered novel genetic causes of rare diseases which researchers believe could lead to the improvement of diagnosis and patient care. A...
auto immune rogue cells

Rogue cells responsible for autoimmune diseases, study suggests

For the first time, a team led by researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have pinpointed individual cells that cause autoimmune disease...
cardiovascular research

The Institute for Cardiogenetics joining forces to promote cardiovascular research

With the aim of promoting innovative cardiovascular research, The Institute for Cardiogenetics are collaborating with VIAgenomics to translate years of knowledge into pioneering treatment. In...
Breakthrough epigenomic technology can help to combat disease

Breakthrough epigenomic technology can help to combat disease

Much remains unknown about diseases and the way our bodies respond to them, in part because the human genome is the complete DNA assembly...
Gene patent reform in the US and the knock-on effect in Europe

Gene patent reform in the US and the knock-on effect in Europe

Rosie McDowell, an attorney at EIP shares her thoughts on gene patent reform and the potential impact it might have across the globe. This year...
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: girls born with genitalia appearing more male than female

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: girls born with genitalia appearing more male than female

Scientists have found a link to hormone production in baby wallabies to how some human girls are born with genitalia that appear more male...
The secrets of how genetic variation affects perception of pain

The secrets of how genetic variation affects perception of pain

Discover how researchers unlock the secrets of the way genetic variation affects perception of pain –could this lead to personalised medicines? Gene studies reveal that...
Should the EU establish a single market for direct-to-consumer genetic testing?

Should the EU establish a single market for direct-to-consumer genetic testing?

Ever wondered where your data goes once completing an ancestry test? Should genetic testing be regulated? Do you think countries should lift bans on...
Genes associated with risk of aggressive breast cancer identified

Genes associated with risk of aggressive breast cancer identified

A new study has discovered the genes associated with risk of an aggressive breast cancer known as triple-negative breast cancer, which will help provide...
Cancer treatment could benefit from a major new discovery in DNA

Cancer treatment could benefit from a major new discovery in DNA

Major positive implications for cancer treatment could be on the horizon as scientists have made a discovery about how cells repair broken strands of...
£2m awarded to Warwick University to help fight viral disease in East Africa

£2m awarded to Warwick University to help fight viral disease in East Africa

The University of Warwick, UK, has been awarded £2m (~€2.2m) for a project which aims to tackle the spread of viral disease in East...
Council of Europe protocol on genetic testing enters into force

Council of Europe protocol on genetic testing enters into force

The Council of Europe’s protocol on genetic testing, part of its Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, has entered into force. The protocol on genetic...

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