Human silhouette showing internal organs including oesophagus and stomach. Circle with DNA bases A,T, C and G superimposed.

Genome sequencing accelerates cancer detection

The Gerstung Group at EMBL-EBI and collaborators have developed a statistical model that analyses genomic data to predict whether a patient has a…

By Oana Stroe


Mosaic of microscopy images of tumour, forming two broken DNA molecules

Artificial intelligence finds patterns of mutations and survival in tumour images

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that uses computer vision to analyse tissue samples from cancer patients. The…

By Mehdi Khadraoui


DNA damage and repair jointly leave mutational signatures in the genome.

DNA damage and faulty repair jointly cause mutations

DNA mutations are caused by a combination of DNA damage and repair, shows study by EMBL-EBI and…

By Mehdi Khadraoui


The Pan-Cancer project

EMBL co-leads most comprehensive study of genetic causes of…

By Mathias Jäger


Cancer mutations occur decades before diagnosis

Researchers at EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the Francis Crick Institute have analysed the whole genomes of over 2600…

By Vicky Hatch


Leukaemia blood cells

Leukaemia roots detectable years before diagnosis

Acute myloid leukaemia risk could be detected years before…

By Oana Stroe


C. Elegans microscopy

New insights into the origins of cancer

What worms can tell us about…

By Oana Stroe


Moritz Gerstung

Welcome: Moritz Gerstung

New group explores why patients with same cancer exhibit unique constellations of genetic…

By Mary Todd Bergman

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