The geneticist, a critical piece in the treatment of hereditary diseases For Dr. Eduardo Tizzano, Head of Clinical Genetics at the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, the role of geneticists in multidisciplinary teams to treat inherited diseases is key. He argues that the three experts—the clinical geneticist, the genetic counselor and the laboratory geneticist—play a fundamental […]
The leading Spanish genomics company has signed an agreement with the Institut für Rechtsmedizin (Forensic Pathology) of the University Hospital Frankfurt and DRK Blood Donation Service, which represents a key milestone in its international expansion objectives, with Germany being a priority country in the group’s strategy. It is an innovative project that seeks to lay […]
Young people who suffer from heart failure or cardiac events usually have a genetic cause, as highlighted by our scientific advisor, Dr. William McKenna, in a webinar organized by the Brazilian Society of Cardiology (SBC) and the Group of Family Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Genetics of the Institute for Biomedical Research of A Coruña (INIBIC, […]
In the last week of June, doctors Tomás García (Head of the microbiology area at Health in Code Valencia) and Juan López (Head of the microbiology area at Health in Code Malaga) gave an interview to Con Salud and Intereconomía, in which they explained why during the pandemic there have been healthy individuals younger than […]
Brest cancer is a disease with a very high incidence in Spain, where approximately 7% are inherited cases. The main genes closely associated with this type of cancer are the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which are located in the long arm of chromosome 17 (17q21) and in chromosome 13 (13q12), respectively.
In this new study, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Cambridge, the Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Lund University, and Health in Code have developed a new computational model that allows understanding the correlation between the clinical expression of cardiomyopathies and genetic alterations of the troponin complex. The research was published on 14 […]
Last 21 June, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Day was celebrated worldwide. This day is promoted by different patient associations with a single purpose: to raise awareness of the disease and demand more research.