Advancing personalized medicine research with open access genomic data

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Science on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

Since the sequencing of the first human genome back in 2001 rapid advances in technology have transformed our ability to gather and analyse genomic data.

Support for Human Gene Editing to Fix Diseases in Latest Poll

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Science on 31st Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

There is about 70% support among Americans to use human gene editing to cure or correct diseases.

CRISPR Babies: Mankind's Next Giant Leap?

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Featured, Science on 9th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

CRISPR modified babies have been made in small Chinese clinical trial.

Genome Sequencing of Apes Provide Insights into Evolution

Posted in Science on 12th Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

Researchers have reported on improved orangutan and chimpanzee genomes, built from scratch using long-read PacBio sequencing and long-range mapping technology.

Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say

Posted in Science on 16th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs.