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Reuben Harwood

Reuben Harwood was previously a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. He is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Sheffield's Department of Oncology, where his research focuses on the interaction between cancer cells and the immune system. Previously, he obtained a BSc in Biology and an MRes in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Birmingham. He is coauthor of a chapter in Tumour Microenvironment and Myelomonocytic Cells (buy this book from Amazon UK).


 


BioNews Review articles written by Reuben Harwood:

TV Review: Meet the Izzards

04 March 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

If asked to describe Eddie Izzard, your reply may include the words actor, comedian, transvestite and marathon runner. Well, now you can add 'part Neanderthal' to the list... [Read More]


BioNews News articles written by Reuben Harwood:

Gene therapy for osteoarthritis in mice

18 March 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

An experimental gene therapy that protects cartilage from wear and deterioration has been shown to slow the development of osteoarthritis in mice.... [Read More]

Single gene mutation may be behind type 1 diabetes for minority of patients

11 March 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

Genetic analysis of a family predisposed to type 1 diabetes (T1D) has uncovered the first kind of T1D to be caused by a single gene mutation... [Read More]

Genetic basis found for the perseverance of bowel cancer

04 March 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

Losing genes that help stabilise a cells DNA may explain why some cancers are resistant to treatment, say scientists... [Read More]

Japanese pluripotent stem cell trial receives ethical approval

18 February 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

What would be the first clinical trial to use induced pluripotent stem cells has been granted ethical approval in Japan... [Read More]

Gene 'patch' fixes deafness mutation in mice

11 February 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

A short strip of genetic material has been used to prevent hereditary deafness in mice... [Read More]

Gene found to rejuvenate stem cells

04 February 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

Aged stem cells can be returned to a younger, more active state by increasing the activity of a single gene... [Read More]

Genetics of common brain cancer revealed by two studies

28 January 2013 - by Reuben Harwood

Nearly all cases of meningioma – the commonest kind of brain tumour – can be traced back to a fault in one of just five genes, scientists say... [Read More]


 

 

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