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Paul Waldron

Paul Waldron is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. He is currently working as a Trainee Patent Attorney in the Chemistry and Life Sciences group at Keltie LLP in London, working with a range of clients active in the fields of industrial biotechnology, petrochemicals, medical devices and cellular therapies. Before this he studied for a PhD at University College London's Institute of Ophthalmology, where his research focused on developing therapies for restoring vision in retinal diseases, by transplanting new light-sensitive cone cells into mouse retinas. Previously, he studied Natural Sciences at Emmanuel College at the University of Cambridge, where he specialised in Cognitive Neuroscience.

 


BioNews Review articles written by Paul Waldron:

Film Review: Dish Life

20 February 2017 - by Paul Waldron

Dish Life, the last of four films made for Cambridge Shorts, takes a quirky look at the daily life of a stem cell researcher... [Read More]

Radio Review: Science Stories - DNA's Third Man

20 July 2015 - by Paul Waldron

'Do you know who Maurice Wilkins is?' I put this question to a number of my friends, most of them scientists, and got a series of blank looks. Only one knew who he was, and she had a degree in the history and philosophy of science... [Read More]


BioNews News articles written by Paul Waldron:

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First genome editing of human embryos by UK scientists

25 September 2017 - by Paul Waldron

UK scientists have successfully edited the genome of human embryos to study the role of a gene key to the earliest stages of development... [Read More]

Blood stem cells produced in the lab for the first time

22 May 2017 - by Paul Waldron

In two different studies, US scientists have succeeded in creating the stem cells which produce blood... [Read More]

Stem cell treatments succeed and fail in treating eye disease

20 March 2017 - by Paul Waldron

In two different attempts to treat degenerative eye diseases with stem cells, three patients have been blinded, while disease progression has been stopped in a separate patient... [Read More]

Synthetic stem cells repair damaged hearts

09 January 2017 - by Paul Waldron

Researchers in the US and China have developed a 'synthetic stem cell' that can repair tissue damaged by a heart attack... [Read More]

CRISPR partially restores sight in blind rats

21 November 2016 - by Paul Waldron

Scientists in the US have used a genome-editing technique to partially restore vision in blind rats... [Read More]

Healthy mice created from eggs and sperm without conventional fertilisation

19 September 2016 - by Paul Waldron

Unfertilised mouse egg cells that have been made to divide can develop into healthy offspring by the injection of sperm, according to a new study... [Read More]

Nucleus, but no mitochondria – scientists probe weird organism

16 May 2016 - by Paul Waldron

A single-celled organism lacking mitochondria – cellular structures thought to be essential for all complex lifeforms – has been identified by scientists... [Read More]

Scientists create functioning beta cells that could treat diabetes

18 April 2016 - by Paul Waldron

Two new studies report the creation of functioning human beta cells, which can release insulin in response to changes in blood sugar, holding promise for the treatment of diabetes... [Read More]

Stem cell changes link high-fat diet to colon cancer

07 March 2016 - by Paul Waldron

A study in mice has shown that a diet high in fat can stimulate the production of stem cells in the intestine, which might then go on to form tumours... [Read More]

CRISPR technique refined to reduce errors

11 January 2016 - by Paul Waldron

Researchers have improved the genome-editing technique CRISPR/Cas9, reducing errors to nearly undetectable levels, according to a new study... [Read More]

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CROSSING FRONTIERS

Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

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London
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

Dr Anna Smajdor

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Vivienne Parry

Dr Helen O'Neill

Dr César Palacios-González

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