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The Fertility Show

Dr Maria Teresa Esposito


BioNews News articles written by Dr Maria Teresa Esposito:

Gene modification helps mouse mum tolerate fetus

11 June 2012 - by Dr Maria Teresa Esposito

Immune rejection, the body's defence mechanism, triggered in response to foreign tissues, is a huge problem for transplant operations. But why does a mother's immune system not reject the developing fetus? The answer may lie in modifications to genes that usually activate part of the immune response, according to scientists... [Read More]

New stem cell lab to open in Cape Town

19 September 2011 - by Dr Maria Teresa Esposito

A new stem cell lab in Cape Town, South Africa, has renewed the debate over stem cell banking in the country... [Read More]

Success for early trial of viruses engineered to target tumours

05 September 2011 - by Dr Maria Teresa Esposito

A virus that damages tumours while sparing normal healthy tissue has passed a preliminary test. JX-594, an engineered version of smallpox virus, prevented or reduced further tumour growth in 13 of 23 patients four to ten weeks after they were treated... [Read More]

Ovarian cancer gene discovered

15 August 2011 - by Dr Maria Teresa Esposito

Scientists have discovered a rare genetic fault that raises a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer six-fold. It has been hailed as the most important discovery in the field in the last ten years, and offers hope for new treatments... [Read More]




 

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CROSSING FRONTIERS

Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

Public Conference
London
8 December 2017

Speakers include

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

Dr Anna Smajdor

Dr Andy Greenfield

Vivienne Parry

Dr Helen O'Neill

Dr César Palacios-González

Philippa Taylor

Fiona Fox

Sarah Norcross


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