January 2020

Autism spectrum disorder

New research has found that testing the DNA of siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be predictive of a future diagnosis, even if symptoms aren’t apparent.

IBD and viral infections

Young patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are five times more likely than the general population to develop viral infections that can lead to hospitalisation or organ damage.

3D model of human liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming the most common chronic liver disorder in developed countries.

January news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

Under the microscope: Corpoa amylacea

This month: Corpora amylacea

Valuing experiences

Sarah May, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive, makes a big, empowering decision for the new year

January tech news

Latest tech news for January.

Watch Congress talks

This year’s IBMS Congress was a huge success – it hosted the biggest and broadest programme ever, with a new stream of free lectures and seminars for the exhibition visitors.

Listen to IBMS podcasts

There are now three IBMS podcasts available for members, which can be used for CPD. 

January Journal-based learning

Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

Here to help: new year, new activities

Now 2019 has come to an end and 2020 has begun, Jocelyn Pryce and Richardia Penn of the IBMS Education Department, look back at the old and forward to the new.