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Genetics and epigenetics

Outside the Lab Profession

Quick Hits

| Luke Turner

From a urine test to a coloring book, we explore the latest in pathology and laboratory medicine with these bitesized news stories

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Exploring the Epi-signature

| Luke Turner

New research shows that genome-wide testing of DNA methylation can diagnose previously unsolved cases of neurodevelopmental and congenital anomalies

Diagnostics Liquid biopsy

Outpacing Resistance

| Lisa Jensen-Long

Simple, accurate, and reproducible methods can help with treatment selection and resistance detection via liquid biopsy

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

The Quest to Breathe Easy

| Ian Mason

As non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease increases, so do the efforts to find better diagnostics and treatments

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

A Day at the (sncRNA) Zoo

| Luke Turner

It’s tricky to distinguish between valid and false-positive miRNA biomarkers – but evolutionarily conserved genetic signatures in animals could help

Inside the Lab Biochemistry and molecular biology

Super Method Seeks Cancer's Kryptonite

| Jonathan James

The combination of genome-scale CRISPR experiments and powerful computational approaches has created a Cancer Dependency Map

Inside the Lab Genetics and epigenetics

Load Versus Response

| Jonathan James

Higher tumor mutational burden is linked to improved survival across multiple cancer types.

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

IEM Identification

| Jonathan James

Combining metabolomics and DNA sequencing could be the key to discovering new inborn errors of metabolism in children.

Outside the Lab Profession

The Spice of Life

| Luke Turner

Genomic research has a diversity problem that could restrict the future effectiveness of precision medicine for minority groups

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

The Right Dose for the Right Person

| Michael Schubert

New guidelines for CYPC29 genotyping ensure that the correct alleles are tested and patients are prescribed the correct doses of common drugs

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