Tag: DNA

Telomeres: ageing and longevity

Takuji Shirasawa and Marcelo Viegas discuss recent advances in telomere measurement technology and the increased understanding of their role, physiology and pathology

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New strategies for the treatment of psoriasis

Almost 10 years ago, the group led by Erwin Wagner, currently at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), developed genetically modified mice showing symptoms very reminiscent to psoriasis. After publishing...

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Re-thinking personalised medicine

As the price for decoding a person’s DNA keeps dropping, expectations for personalised medicine based on specific genetic profiling rise. However, translating an individual’s genetic data into finely tailored medical...

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