What have we researched before?
Research on coronavirus (COVID-19) is new and it will be some time before your information can be used in our research. Until then, take a look at some of our other work.
Massive collaboration leads to new findings on global disease burden
Recent study, conducted by Prof. Jim Wilson, sheds light on global disease burden.
People choose partners with a similar life expectancy
A 2019 study, led by Prof Albert Tenesa, found that people unknowingly choose partners with similar illnesses and life expectancies.
Scottish genetic landscape echoes the DNA of past kingdoms
New study finds that the genetics of people across Scotland today still has similarities to distant ancestors.
Researchers discover genetic link to red hair
According to the largest ever study on hair genetics, at least 8 genes are involved in determining whether or not someone has red hair.
DNA can help predict life expectancy
According to a new study, conducted by University of Edinburgh researchers, DNA can help predict life expectancy.
Family history of illness not always caused by genetics
A study, led by Profs Albert Tenesa and Chris Haley, finds that lifestyle can also travel through the family and affect a person's chances of getting ill.