“Gene therapy has huge potential. It has already led to cures for conditions such as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). In the future, we will be looking at conditions like motor neurone disease, Alzheimer’s and rare cancers,”
Advances in genomics research increased the speed with which vaccines came to the fore to mitigate infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, thanks to early sequencing of the virus. Here is a quick roundup of some recent genomics news related to COVID-19.