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King's College London - Health: More than a medical matter

Dr Rosie Morley

Rosie Morley

Dr Rosie Morley is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She obtained her PhD from University College London, after working at the Medical Research Council's National Institute for Medical Research. Her research, conducted in the laboratory of Dr David Wilkinson, focused on the interactions between cells which help to shape developing vertebrate brain. Previously she studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, where she continued to work after completing her degree, investigating transcriptional networks underlying zebrafish embryo development. She has also worked as a research assistant in the laboratory of Dr Fiona Wardle, at King's College London's John Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics.


BioNews News articles written by Dr Rosie Morley:

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There's a new 'fat gene' in town...

17 March 2014 - by Dr Rosie Morley

Scientists have identified a gene called IRX3 which is associated with obesity and may emerge as a serious contender as the most important 'fat gene' yet discovered... [Read More]

Womb transplants successful for nine women

20 January 2014 - by Dr Rosie Morley

Nine women have received transplants of uteruses donated by their mothers or other living relatives in an ongoing trial of an experimental procedure at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden... [Read More]

Mitochondrial replacement 'incompatible with human dignity', say European MPs

14 October 2013 - by Dr Rosie Morley

A group of European parliamentarians has criticised UK proposals to legislate for mitochondrial replacement therapy, calling it 'a eugenic practice'... [Read More]

Scientists warn of potential mitochondrial replacement IVF health risks

23 September 2013 - by Dr Rosie Morley

A group of scientists has expressed concerns that it may be too soon to bring mitochondrial replacement techniques, which are still under development, to the clinic.... [Read More]

Stem cells from human urine used to grow teeth in mice

05 August 2013 - by Dr Rosie Morley

Scientists have grown tooth-like structures in the lab using stem cells derived from human urine combined with embryonic mouse cells... [Read More]

UK Government backs mitochondrial replacement

01 July 2013 - by Dr Rosie Morley

The UK Government is to support the introduction of mitochondrial replacement therapy. The IVF-based procedure could allow women with mitochondrial disease the opportunity to have healthy children, by replacing their own, faulty, mitochondria with healthy mitochondria from a donor.... [Read More]

Human embryonic stem cells created via cloning

20 May 2013 - by Dr Rosie Morley

Embryonic stem cells have been created from human skin cells for the first time by US scientists using a cloning technique... [Read More]

Tooth grown from human gum and mouse stem cells

18 March 2013 - by Dr Rosie Morley

For the first time, teeth have been grown from human gum cells, in combination with stem cells from mouse embryos... [Read More]

Record-breaking twins born from frozen eggs

26 November 2012 - by Dr Rosie Morley

An Argentinian woman has given birth to twins after IVF treatment using eggs that had been frozen for 12 years... [Read More]

Survey highlights growing trend to late motherhood and 'emotional infertility'

10 September 2012 - by Dr Rosie Morley

Less than a fifth of women worry about being too old to have children, according to a recent survey by Red magazine.... [Read More]

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