Molecular Pathology & Genomics

$32M FOR AI DRUGS DISCOVERY START-UP

A Silicon Valley AI and genomics start-up has netted $32m in its first round of funding.

Predicting HIV transmission

Computer simulations can accurately predict the transmission of HIV across populations, say US scientist.

An unusual pregnancy

Yvonne Webb, a Specialist Biomedical Scientist from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, looks back over a case study.

FROM SPECIMEN TO SAFE DNA/RNA IN A SINGLE STEP

MWE recently launched its revolutionary new product Sigma MM Molecular Medium, which renders pathogenic material safe within seconds by killing any bacteria and viruses, while preserving intact DNA and RNA ready for molecular analysis.

Return of the AIDS epidemic?

Linda-Gail Bekker, President of the International AIDS Society, fears there may be a resurgence of the HIV epidemic.

Consolidation of pathology networks

Head of Pathology Services Consolidation at NHS Improvement, David Wells, sets out the progress made on the 29 networks and looks at the next steps and future plans.
 

How to stop cholera

Stopping cholera spreading between members of the same household could be key to reducing cases.

Creating human bone marrow tissue

Researchers have developed an artificial tissue in which human blood stem cells remain functional for a prolonged period of time.

Growing brains

They may only be small collections of cells at present, but neurological surgeon Ben Waldau believes that brain organoids could have a big impact in the future.

100,000 Genomes Project hits halfway

Genomics England has passed the halfway point in its mission to sequence 100,000 genomes.

The genetic basis of Alzheimer's

After he was awarded another illustrious prize for his Alzheimer’s disease research, we speak to Professor John Hardy about his work.

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