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Dr Loredana Guglielmi

Dr Loredana Guglielmi is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews. She has a PhD in Genetics and Cell Biology, with expertise in cancer biology, cancer stem cells and neural stem cells. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Queen Mary University of London’s Blizard Institute and Honorary Researcher at the University College London’s Institute of Neurology. Her research is mainly focused on the regulation of epigenetic mechanisms in brain tumours.

 


BioNews News articles written by Dr Loredana Guglielmi:

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BRCA screening could prevent 1000 cases of breast cancer a year

13 November 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

Researchers have introduced new criteria to screen for BRCA gene mutations that could prevent more than 10,000 cases of cancer and save more than 2000 lives in the next decade... [Read More]

Researchers crack how BRCA1 gene raises cancer risk

09 October 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

A major breakthrough in understanding how mutations in the BRCA1 gene raise cancer risk has been made by researchers in the USA... [Read More]

Liquid DNA biopsies could be used for cancer screening

21 August 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

US researchers have developed a new blood test to detect cancer-related DNA alterations before patients experience symptoms... [Read More]

Gene therapy for leukaemia set for FDA go-ahead

17 July 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

A drug for leukaemia that genetically alters patients' own cells to fight cancer, has cleared a critical hurdle in gaining commercial approval... [Read More]

Ovarian cancer drug could treat BRCA-related breast cancer

12 June 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

A drug treatment for ovarian cancer has shown success against inherited breast cancer... [Read More]

DNA tests spot returning lung cancer a year before scans

02 May 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

Blood tests for tumour DNA could predict relapse of the most common type of lung cancer up to one year before clinical signs show up on patient's scans... [Read More]

Blood test could detect and locate cancer at early stage

13 March 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

Researchers have developed a new blood test that can not only detect cancer at an early stage, but can also indicate where the tumour is located in the body... [Read More]

Genome editing successfully treats leukaemia

25 January 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

Doctors at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital have used genome editing to successfully treat two children with leukaemia... [Read More]

Stem cells reprogrammed to resemble fertilised eggs

23 January 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

Researchers have successfully turned stem cells into 'totipotent' cells, with characteristics resembling those of fertilised eggs... [Read More]

23 new genes linked to cancer spread

16 January 2017 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi

Researchers have identified 23 genes that are linked to metastasis – the spread of cancer cells to other parts of the body... [Read More]

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