Like almost all sites, we use cookies and google analytics to improve your experience. Find out more here, or to continue, dismiss this message.

Sano blog

Building a Patient Registry

Neil Bennet from Action Duchenne discusses setting up a patient registry.

Read more

Focus on: psoriasis and eczema

superheroes, stress, genetics, aging...

Tags:

The Eurocentricity of Genetic Research

Eurocentricity in genetics is an issue that researchers are finding harder to deal with as genetic data becomes more available and studies more frequent: so how do we fix the imbalance?

Read more

Tags:

Genomics and Type 2 Diabetes

Learn about the genetic causes of Type 2 Diabetes, the disease progression, complications and patient response to treatment.

Read more

Tags:

What is imputation?

Learn about what imputation is, how it works and what we use it for.

Read more

Tags:

Genomics and Mental Health

How genomics is influencing treatment of depression and other mental health conditions.

Read more

Tags:

How Machine Learning & AI can Contribute to the Future of Healthcare

Last week on our Genetics Podcast, we had the honour of hosting Eric Topol, author of ‘The Patient Will See You Now’ and ‘Deep Medicine’.

Read more

Tags:

The Utility of Polygenic Risk Scores

Find out about Polygenic Risk Scores, what we use them for and how they are changing the future of healthcare.

Read more

Tags:

We answer the top genetics questions on Quora: Part Two

We found the top 5 DNA and human evolution questions on Quora and asked our CEO Dr Patrick Short to give us his answer for each.

Read more

Tags:

Demystifying Genomics for Patient Registries

Patrick Short shares his highlights from the Demystifying Genomics for Patient Registries event held on Thursday 11th July 2019 and hosted by Sano Genetics.

Read more

Tags:

Dr Sonya Abraham on biologics, arthritis and the gut microbiome

This week we had the pleasure of hosting Dr Sonya Abraham, a researcher from Imperial College London, on our genetics podcast.

Read more

Tags:

A diet which helps you fit in your genes

In the third installment of our podcast, CEO Dr Patrick Short discusses diet and genetics with Dr Giles Yeo; author of ‘gene eating’ and researcher at the University of Cambridge, studying the genetics underlying obesity and appetite control.

Read more

Tags:

We answer the top genetics questions on Quora: Part One

We picked the top 5 genetics and DNA questions from Quora and asked Dr Patrick Short (our CEO) to give us his answer for each.

Read more

Tags:

Impute.me creator Lasse Folkersen discusses his passion project

Last week we had the honour of hosting Lasse Folkersen, a scientist at the Sankt Hans Hospital in Copenhagen and founder of impute.me, for our new podcast episode.

Read more

Tags:

Genomics in clinical trials: the best current initiatives in chronic diseases

Genomics is transforming clinical trials, from shedding light into the varying patient responses to drug treatments to controlling for confounders between the placebo and treatment arm, to stratifying patients before trial recruitment.

Read more

Tags:

What one man learned from doing over 300 DNA tests

Craig Macpherson is possibly the most genotyped man in the world. We invited him to join us for the second installment of our podcast, to talk to him about his site: DNA testing choice, and to learn what he discovered from doing over 300 DNA tests.

Read more

Tags:

Sano Genetics Scientific Review Methodology

We are excited to partner with DNAtestingchoice (the leading website for personal genetic test reviews) to offer scientific reviews on the rapidly increasing number of personal genetic tests.

Read more

Tags:

DNA Testing: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Are genetics companies trading science for marketing? Two major genetics companies partner up with brands in a worrying new trend in personal genetics, where science is sacrificed to attract more eyeballs, sell more tests, and gather more data.

Read more

Tags:

Book review: the best books about personal genetics and DNA?

Here is a list of some of our favourite books on personal genetics and DNA which are perfect for people of all knowledge levels and would make a great gift for someone interested in discovering more about themselves or exploring the science behind their genes.

Read more

Tags:

How Direct to Consumer Genetics is Changing

In 2010, Ozzy Osbourne, the hard-partying rock star, had his whole genome sequenced and analysed for around $35,000. This was not for a medical diagnosis, but performed by a startup company called Knome. Today you can have your whole genome sequenced for between $800 and $1200.

Read more

Tags:

Who are Sano Genetics?

Introducing Sano Genetics a platform built to connect individuals with exciting genetic research projects. This blog covers our current research projects (on eczema and psoriasis) and our plans for The Genetics Podcast.

Read more

Tags:

Are there any disadvantages of using genetics in clinical trials?

From added costs to unintentional findings - there's a lot more variables to take into consideration when you use genetic testing in clinical trials.

Read more

Tags:

The benefits of using genomics in clinical trials

How genomics can help clinical trials

Read more

Tags:

Researcher Spotlight: A Conversation with Fernando Riveros Mckay Aguilera

Fernando was involved in the largest study of its kind to date, looking at why some people manage to stay thin, while others gain weight easily.

Read more

Tags:

Can you find out about your genes, without putting your data at risk?

How can we make personalised medicine a reality without sacrificing our privacy or having our health data sold to the highest bidder?

Read more

Tags:

Pioneering research platform, Sano Genetics, raises seed funding

Start-up set to transform drug discovery and accelerate growth of personalised medicine

Read more

Tags:

Does Stress have a genetic link?

Is there any evidence to suggest that stress runs in families?

Read more

Tags:

BRCA genes

How they have changed the way we understand breast cancer

Read more

Tags:

Autism

Public opinion vs latest research findings

Read more

Tags:

How do scientists find genes that cause diseases?

Read more

Tags:

Why are there no real life superheroes?

And could we create them?

Read more

Tags:

Forever young?

What can genetics research teach us about healthy aging?

Read more

Tags:

Genetics and the contraceptive pill

Can side-effects be predicted and contraception personalised?

Read more

Tags:

Genetics 101

The recipe book for life

Read more