Genomics: The Advent of Preventative Medicine?
Olivia Crossley Glossary Amniocentesis, Cell, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Chorionic villus sampling, Chromosome, COVID-19, CRISPR-Cas9, Cystic fibrosis, DNA, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Etiology, Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Gene, Genetic Counselling, Genetic Testing, Hemophilia, Leopard syndrome, Mucopolysaccharidosis type I, Noncoding DNA, Parkinson’s disease, Pharmacogenomics, Phenylketonuria, Precision Medicine, Prenatal testing, Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder, Spinal Muscular Atrophy What is […]
What is meant by the terms Personalized and Precision Medicine?
Lovisa Lindquist Glossary Cell Cycle, Chromosome, Cystic Fibrosis, CFTR gene, Deletion, DNA, Epigenetics, Frameshift Mutation, Gene, Gene Therapy, Genetic Testing, Genotype, Inversion, mRNA, Mutation, Personalized Medicine, Phenotype, Precision Medicine, Protein, Translocation, Tumour Heterogeneity, Tumor Suppressor Gene Currently, the majority of healthcare systems around the world employ a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach when treating patients that have […]
Huntington’s disease: prevention and current innovations in treatment
Huntington’s disease: prevention and current innovations in treatment Jenny Chatzigerou Glossary Allele, Antibody, Autosomal, DNA, Gene, MicroRNA, mRNA, Neurodegenerative disorder, Neuron, Neuroleptic, Neurotransmitter, Nucleotide, Polymorphism, RNA Huntington’s disease (HD) is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder that was first described in 1872 by the physician George Huntington,1 in his seminal paper ‘On Chorea’. Huntington described the condition […]