Molecular Pathology & Genomics

Improving the health of future generations

Parmesher Singh explains the work that is being undertaken at UK Biobank and the impact that it is hoped to have.

The 100,000 Genomes Project: it's not just about DNA

Gerry Thomas, Professor of Molecular Pathology, casts a critical eye over the 100,000 Genomes Project.*

Effective future antibiotics

Tuberculosis and other life-threatening microbial diseases could be more effectively tackled with future drugs.

Maturation of human sperm

New research sheds light on the complex process that occurs in the development of human sperm stem cells.

Human embryo development

Researchers have used genome-editing technology to reveal the role of a key gene in human embryos
in the first few days of development.

New method for lab-grown cells

Scientists from the University of Oxford have created a new method to 3D print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures.

Congress: this is it!

With Congress 2017 now upon us, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive Sarah May gives a taster of some of the presentations.

Congress: stay a while, learn a lot

Sarah May, Deputy Chief Executive at the IBMS, on the unprecedented breadth of content at this year’s Congress.

Breakthrough in Huntington’s disease

Ed Wild discusses the latest breakthrough in Huntington’s disease and explains why he will always remain dedicated to the field.

My lab: Immunocytochemistry and molecular pathology services

Sharon Forrest, Immunocytochemistry and Molecular Pathology Services Manager, gives a tour of her lab at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

Understanding motor neuron disease

Scientists have discovered how certain forms of motor neuron disease begin and progress at cellular and molecular levels. It is hoped that the findings could reveal potential new ways to slow down or even stop the disease’s progress.