Molecular Pathology & Genomics

Prostate cancer genetics study shows disparities

Risk of prostate cancer is about 75% higher, and more than twice as deadly, in men of African ancestry compared with men of European ancestry.

The British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 1 2021, synopsis

Deputy Editor Anthony Rhodes provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the first issue of 2021.

The big question: molecular diagnostics

“Do you think the more we edge towards molecular diagnostics, the higher the likelihood that we will see biomedical science disciplines phased out in the future?”

Lab-on-a-chip for PCR

A new lab-on-a-chip infection test could provide cheaper, faster portable diagnostics, it is claimed.

National Genomic Research Library grows to over 110,000

The National Genomic Research Library (NGRL) now contains one of the richest genomic datasets in the world for both rare disease and cancer research.

NHS to pilot potentially revolutionary blood test

A blood test that may spot more than 50 types of cancer will be piloted by the NHS in a world-leading programme.

Target for aggressive form of lung cancer

Scientists have reported new findings about a particularly aggressive subset of lung adenocarcinomas that are driven by two mutations that frequently occur together in the genes KEAP1 and STK11.

British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 4 2020 synopsis

Deputy Editor Nigel Brown provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the fourth issue of 2020.

One-to-one: Navigating a galaxy of data

Following on from the publication of a new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy, we talk to Chris Wigley, Chief Executive of Genomics England.

Tech news: November

This month's top tech news stories

Elimination strategy for yaws

Genome sequencing has shed light on the re-emergence of the bacterium that causes yaws – a neglected tropical disease of the skin, bones and joints. 

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