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Act now to investigate male infertility, urges expert

16 October 2017 - by Annabel Slater
An expert in male fertility has called for urgent research into the stark decline reported in Western sperm counts... [Read More]
 

FDA advisors back gene therapy for rare inherited blindness

16 October 2017 - by Rikita Patel
The US Food Drug and Administration advisory committee has backed the use of gene therapy to treat a hereditary disease for the first time... [Read More]
 

'Fertility' prediction tests for women do not work

16 October 2017 - by Shaoni Bhattacharya
Tests which assess how many eggs a woman has in her ovaries do not accurately predict fertility, finds a new study... [Read More]
 

Gene test could improve prediction of breast cancer risk

16 October 2017 - by Hannah Somers
A new genetic test to accurately predict an individual's risk of developing breast cancer will soon be rolled out at two hospital clinics in Manchester... [Read More]
 

Most versatile stem cells yet created

16 October 2017 - by Helen Robertson
Scientists have created the most versatile stem cells to date, which could boost research into the reasons behind failed early pregnancies... [Read More]
 

Northern Ireland U-turn on proposed fertility funding cuts

16 October 2017 - by Jennifer Willows
IVF services in Northern Ireland have had a reprieve, but cuts will go ahead in parts of Hertfordshire... [Read More]
 

Over 50 new hearing genes found

16 October 2017 - by Dr Greg Ball
Researchers have discovered 52 new genes essential for hearing in mice... [Read More]
 

Skin colour genes study gives evolutionary insights

16 October 2017 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
Some dark skin tones have evolved relatively recently from paler genetic variants... [Read More]
 

Commission demands reform on experimental cell therapies

09 October 2017 - by Jennifer Willows
The reputation of stem cell research is being undermined by unscrupulous clinics offering unproven therapies, says a report published last week... [Read More]
 

'CRISPR-Gold' repairs muscular dystrophy gene in mouse model

09 October 2017 - by Emma Laycock
Scientists have repaired the faulty gene in a mouse model of muscular dystrophy by using gold nanoparticles to deliver the genome editing tool CRISPR-Cas9... [Read More]
 

Father loses claim against clinic after ex forged IVF consent

09 October 2017 - by Antony Blackburn-Starza
A man has lost his claim for damages against a London IVF clinic for failing to obtain his consent for the use of embryos created with his former partner... [Read More]
 

Gene therapy halts fatal child brain disease

09 October 2017 - by Charlotte Spicer
A new gene therapy has halted the progression of a fatal degenerative brain disease in a small study of affected boys... [Read More]
 

Gene therapy restores vision in blind mice

09 October 2017 - by Dr Kimberley Bryon-Dodd
Gene therapy has restored some vision in mice blinded by retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited degenerative eye disease... [Read More]
 

Human sperm maturation study may hold insights

09 October 2017 - by Shaoni Bhattacharya
Researchers hope that a study detailing the four stages of human sperm stem cell development may shed light on infertility and certain cancers... [Read More]
 

Ireland to offer state-funded IVF

09 October 2017 - by Georgia Everett
For the first time couples in Ireland will be eligible for financial aid for fertility treatments, after the Government signed off new proposals last week... [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]
 

Child brain cancer redefined as 10 different diseases

02 October 2017 - by Dr Molly Godfrey
Deadly childhood brain tumours are highly diverse and can be divided into 10 different subtypes, according to new research... [Read More]
 

Complaint on Irish IVF clinic's 'misleading' advert upheld

02 October 2017 - by Julianna Photopoulos
A complaint about radio and internet advertisements for a major IVF clinic in Ireland has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland... [Read More]
 

CRISPR used to uncover new drug targets for cancer

02 October 2017 - by Rachel Reeves
New potential drug targets have been identified for cancers associated with KRAS gene mutations, which are thought to drive around 20-30 percent of all human cancers... [Read More]
 

Epigenetics of addiction relapse probed using rats

02 October 2017 - by Annabel Slater
Researchers have identified how the likelihood of cocaine addiction relapse is influenced by epigenetic changes in rats... [Read More]
 

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Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

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8 December 2017

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Professor Azim Surani

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Professor Robin Lovell-Badge

Sally Cheshire

Professor Guido Pennings

Katherine Littler

Professor Allan Pacey

Dr Sue Avery

Professor Richard Anderson

Dr Elizabeth Garner

Dr Jacques Cohen

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Vivienne Parry

Dr Helen O'Neill

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