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Dr Anna Cauldwell

Dr Anna Cauldwell was previously a Volunteer Writer at BioNews and currently a drug analyst in CNS, Autoimmune/Inflammation and Ophthalmology at Citeline. She obtained her PhD from Imperial College London, under the auspices of the Wellcome Trust's PhD Training Programme in the Molecular and Cellular Basis of Infection, where she researched the influenza virus. Previously, she studied Molecular Cell Biology at the University of York and worked as an Industrial Trainee at AstraZeneca.

BioNews Review articles written by Dr Anna Cauldwell:
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Event Review: How Do Stem Cells Grow?
15 July 2013 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Can you grow an organ in the lab? Can you grow new cells to replace diseased ones? Embryonic stem cells have the potential to grow into any cell in the body, but how is the cell type determined?... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Dr Anna Cauldwell:
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Gene activity changes with the seasons
18 May 2015 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Scientists have shown that there are seasonal changes in how our immune system functions.... [Read More]
Mutations in key gene drive malaria drug resistance
26 January 2015 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum's resistance to artemisinin, one of the most effective antimalarial drugs, has been partially unravelled in a new Nature Genetics' study... [Read More]
DNA test could warn of blood cancer five years in advance
1 December 2014 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Genetics researchers in the US have identified mutations that significantly increase the likelihood that an individual will go on to develop blood cancer... [Read More]
Prostate cancer study picks out 23 risk genes
15 September 2014 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Twenty-three genetic variants associated with increased risk of prostate cancer have been identified in a new study, bringing the total number of susceptibility variants for the disease to 100... [Read More]
Very small beta-thalassemia gene therapy trial gets investors' blood up
23 June 2014 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Two patients with the serious inherited blood disorder beta-thalassemia have been able to stop blood transfusions 12 days after receiving experimental gene therapy... [Read More]
'Fat gene' carriers should forgo fried foods, study finds
24 March 2014 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
People with genes that predispose them to excess weight and obesity are more likely to put on weight from eating fried food, a study says... [Read More]
Autoimmune diseases may stem from Neanderthal genes
3 February 2014 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Genes linked with type 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease and even smoking addiction were acquired through interbreeding with Neanderthals, a study published in Nature suggests... [Read More]
Accurate editing of human DNA now possible, say scientists
11 November 2013 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
A molecular technique that enables any part of the human genome to be altered with extreme precision has been hailed by scientists as a breakthrough in genetics... [Read More]
Muscular dystrophy genetic therapy falls short in major trial
23 September 2013 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
A highly anticipated experimental treatment for the genetic condition Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has failed in a key test of its effectiveness in a critical phase III clinical trial.
Tomorrow never knows: dentist hopes to clone John Lennon from rotten tooth
27 August 2013 - by Dr Anna Cauldwell
Canadian dentist Michael Zuk, who spent almost £20,000 on one of John Lennon's rotten molars at an auction in 2011, now plans to sequence Lennon's DNA in the hope of cloning him.... [Read More]