Emma C Lomas

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Mismatch repair (MMR) is important for repairing of nucleotide mismatches during DNA replication. Germline mutations in MMR genes are associated with hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). Ovarian cancer occurs as part of the HNPCC phenotype, and so common variants in MMR genes are candidates for ovarian cancer susceptibility. We performed a(More)
Congenital cataract is a leading cause of visual disability in children. Inherited isolated (non-syndromic) cataract represents a significant proportion of cases and the identification of genes responsible for inherited cataract will lead to a better understanding of the mechanism of cataract formation at the molecular level both in congenital and(More)
The market for new psychoactive substances has increased markedly in recent years and there is now a steady stream of compounds appearing every year. Benzodiazepines consist of only a fraction of the total number of these compounds but their use and misuse has rapidly increased. Some of these benzodiazepines have only been patented, some of them have not(More)
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