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Anneesa Amjad

 


BioNews Review articles written by Anneesa Amjad:

Podcast Review: The Primitive Streak

24 October 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

In this podcast, Radiolab presenter Molly Webster explores the origins of the 14-day rule – the internationally agreed two-week time constraint on growing embryos in a lab... [Read More]


BioNews News articles written by Anneesa Amjad:

China begins first CRISPR human therapy trial

21 November 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

Chinese scientists have injected CRISPR/Cas9 gene-edited cells into a human for the first time... [Read More]

Swedish scientist edits genomes of healthy human embryos

26 September 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

A scientist in Sweden has become the first to edit genes in healthy human embryos... [Read More]

Bioethical framework for human-animal embryo research proposed

05 September 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

A prominent bioethicist in the USA has suggested that most of the ethical concerns surrounding the creation of animal-human chimera embryos using human pluripotent stem cells could be reasonably addressed... [Read More]

Most Americans worried about genome editing, survey finds

01 August 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

A survey has found that a majority of adults in the USA are worried about the potential use of genome-editing technologies to give children a reduced risk of disease... [Read More]

British biotech firm buys up Sardinian DNA biobank to research ageing

25 July 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

A British biotech company has purchased a biobank containing the genetic information of almost 13,000 genealogically linked residents from the region of Ogliastre in Sardinia... [Read More]

Dutch government seeks to allow creation of human embryos for research

06 June 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

The Dutch government is planning to change the law to allow for the creation of human embryos for research... [Read More]

Stem cell scientists issue new guidelines to cover embryo editing

16 May 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

An international body representing stem cell scientists has included human genome editing in its updated guidance on the manipulation of stem cells and their use in therapy... [Read More]

Two genes linked to higher chance of having twins

03 May 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad

A study has identified two gene variants that increase the likelihood of a woman having twins and could explain why twins appears to run in families... [Read More]


 

 

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