Our 2022/2023 Highlights document
Our Highlights document showcases the key discoveries and future research interests of our Scientific Programmes. These include vital insights into human, parasite and microbe evolution, cellular growth and activity, and the processes that underlie mutation and tumour formation. In addition, our Tree of Life Programme explores the diversity of complex life. ...more
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Latest News and Blogs
26 Sep 2023
Impact of parental relatedness on Type 2 diabetes and other common diseases uncovered
A new study finds that consanguinity – unions between close relatives – may increase the risk of common diseases such as type 2 ...
25 Sep 2023
Genetic code of rare kidney cancer cracked
New study reveals drivers of rare cancer and provides a possible alternative solution to surgery.
25 Sep 2023
One childhood cancer, one thousand children: landmark genomic study delivers first discoveries
Tumours from 1000 children with kidney cancer have been sequenced, thanks to the Little Princess Trust and researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. The Little Princess Trust ‘Knowledge Bank’ is the largest comprehensive genomics resource for any childhood solid tumour, and is already being used for research to understand childhood cancers.