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Genetics and epigenetics

Subspecialties Genetics and epigenetics

Putting a Bug in Your Ear

| Michael Schubert

Variants in the FUT2 gene may increase susceptibility to otitis media by altering the microbiome of the middle ear

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Scrutinizing Breast Cancer

| Michael Schubert

The FLEX breast cancer registry intends to collect complete information on 10,000 patients over the course of 10 years

Outside the Lab Profession

Lessons Learned, with Andrew Feinberg

| Andrew Feinberg

A pioneer of epigenetics discusses his career and what he has learned from a fascinating journey through medicine

Diagnostics Clinical care

MDLUX2: Drawing a Fuller Picture

| Michael Schubert

Luxembourg’s new molecular diagnostics program aims to establish the value of such analyses as a part of routine cancer care

Outside the Lab Screening and monitoring

Steps Forward in Cancer Screening

| Luke Turner

We round up the latest news in pathology and laboratory medicine with these bite-sized stories

Outside the Lab Profession

The Epigenomic Explorer

| Joanna Cummings

We sit down with 2018 Biemann Medal winner Benjamin Garcia to discuss the value of mentorship and how it has shaped his research on histones

Outside the Lab Genetics and epigenetics

The Epigenetic Landscape

| William Aryitey

Despite being a young field, epigenetics has an important role to play when investigating, diagnosing, and treating complex diseases

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Biomarkers on the Brain

| Steve Clifford

A newly discovered chromosome signature offers hope to children with medulloblastoma who may not need intense therapy

Subspecialties Oncology

Kill Command for Cancer

| Luke Turner

Naturally occurring miRNA sequences can be deadly to cancer cells, but can this be ramped up to maximize toxicity?

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

The Evolution of Epigenetic Biomarkers

| Niamh Buckley, Laura Feeney, James Beirne, and Paul Mullan

Markers such as DNA methylation, analyzed by liquid biopsy, may improve on ovarian cancer testing options like gold standard CA125


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