genomics

Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

NEJM Study: Genetic Anomaly Hidden Behind Late-Onset Common Cerebellar Ataxia

Researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, McGill University and other institutions have found that a well-hidden genetic variation in the FGF14 gene, called DNA tandem repeat expansion, causes a common form of late-onset cerebellar ataxia, a disorder that interferes with coordinated movement. Tandem repeat expansions are only found in 50 conditions, …

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Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

More than 1.4 million men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020 worldwide, but the molecular characteristics of the disease remain unexplored for the majority of patients worldwide. In the final days of the Movember campaign, which each November aims to raise awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s …

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Leading medical companies on the subject of genomics

Leading medical companies on the subject of genomics

The future of the medical industry will be shaped by a series of disruptive themes, with genomics being one of the themes that will have a significant impact on medical businesses. Genomics refers to the study of a complete set of DNA within an organism. This includes researching their molecular components, gene structures and functions, …

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