A recent genomic surveillance study has demonstrated the value of genomics to inform vaccine design and highlight the challenge posted by shapeshifting bacteria.
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Two new papers from the Human Cell Atlas shed new light on the types and traits of immune cells that can be found in the human body, from developmental stages to adulthood.
Scientists have used genetic sequencing to demonstrate how the transmission of gut bacteria influences its evolution and functions, which could effect human health.
The RNA-modifying protein METTL1 could be targeted to treat some types of aggressive cancers, including brain, blood and kidney.
Scientists have developed a drug called STM2457 which inhibits a key enzyme involved in acute myeloid leukaemia.
The Atlas of Variant Effects Alliance will develop a map of human genetic variants to advance the understanding and treatment of disease.
Researchers have discovered that all childhood neuroblastomas come from sympathoblasts, making them a drug target to treat the condition.
A study has identified more than 200 genes that drive the progression of glioblastoma and which the researchers say present drug targets.
An international group of researchers has revealed that goblet and ciliated cells in the nose have high levels of the entry proteins for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.
The UK government has invested £20 million into the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium, which will use whole genome sequencing to inform infection control measures and therapeutic developments.
A new study has created an atlas of human thymus development, to reveal which genes are needed for the production of specific T cells.
A novel way to create Expanded Potential Stem Cells has generated opportunities to research regenerative medicine.