Molecular Pathology & Genomics

Molecular printing advance

A new fabrication technology could allow researchers to recreate complex biological environments.

Molecular analysis of ancient tissue

From ancient texts and historic documents, medical historians have uncovered a wealth of information about the history of disease.

How alcohol damages DNA

Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, to help people understand why drinking increases cancer risk.

Can cake cause epidemics?

A sugar additive used in several foods may have helped Clostridium difficile spread, according to a new study.

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.

Delivering the genomic dream

It is time to build a national, first-class genomic medicine industry that is scalable, futureproof, and delivers value for money.

International Space Station projects

Five “organs-on-chips” research experiments are set to take place on the International Space Station.

IBMS responds to Dame Sally's report

The IBMS has issued a response to Professor Dame Sally Davies’ annual report, which calls on the government to develop genomic medicine’s role in the NHS.

In situ hybridisation symposium report

Pathology Scientist Rebecca Sargeant reports on some highlights from the symposium “Applications of in situ hybridisation in research and disease”.