Living with a rare genetic disorder
Ehlers-Danlos Awareness Month marks rare hereditary syndromes that, if diagnosed early, can be managed to slow progression says University of Melbourne academic
Bringing answers to children with a little-known genetic condition
A University of Melbourne collaboration is helping to uncover the real needs and challenges of children and families facing a future with Usher Syndrome.
Inheriting an infectious legacy?
University of Melbourne research into epigenetics is revealing how the effects of contracting an infection can be passed on to your children through your DNA.
The genetic mutation behind a new autoinflammatory disease
University of Melbourne scientists are part of a team to discover a new human autoinflammatory disease that causes debilitating fever and inflammation.
Mapping eye disease
Researchers, including the University of Melbourne, have created the world’s most detailed atlas of the genetics of the human retina to help prevent blindness.
The genomic clues to disease
Professor Clara Gaff has moved Genomics out of research into patient care, identifying gene changes that can help with the treatment of genetic diseases.
Bringing the power of genomics to patients
Associate Professor Clara Gaff started out as a genetic counsellor; the University of Melbourne researcher now works in genomics - the testing of all genes.
The simple, ethical case for gene editing
Gene editing offers an 'ultimate cure': treating disease at its root. In a new book, two University of Melbourne experts argue the ethical case for gene editing
Growing organs outside the body
Researchers are growing brain-like organs outside the body so they can better understand neural development and fight diseases such as autism and epilepsy.