20 Things We Learned in 2020

This has been a year that none of us will forget in a hurry. The Institute is immensely proud of the way our staff have pulled together, and the work we have managed to achieve

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DECIPHER: Fuelling Rare Disease Research

More than 15 years ago, a hospital doctor realised that bringing people’s genetic data together could provide answers for families affected by rare diseases. With the help of the Sanger Institute, the DECIPHER project has been helping families ever since

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Science in a conflict zone: Investigating cholera in Yemen

In addition to the civil war, Yemen is experiencing the worst epidemic of cholera ever recorded. We spoke to Ankur Rakesh, a volunteer doctor with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders, who travelled to Yemen in July 2017 to study the genomics of this highly infectious and deadly disease

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