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Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash

Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash was previously a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, and is a Clinical Lecturer in Public Health at the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research. She obtained her PhD in Infectious Disease and Cardiovascular Epidemiology from University College London's Research Department of Infection and Population Health, under the auspices of a Clinical Research Training Fellowship from the Medical Research Council. She originally studied Experimental Pathology and Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and went on to obtain an MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her academic interests include the role of infectious triggers for vascular and degenerative disorders, analysis of linked primary care datasets, and research ethics.

BioNews News articles written by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash:
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'Flu severity' gene identified
14 September 2015 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
A key gene that governs the severity of influenza infections has been identified... [Read More]
Academic performance strongly influenced by genes
27 July 2015 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
The educational achievement of British teenagers is highly heritable across a range of academic subjects, according to researchers at King's College London... [Read More]
Database links genetic variants to effects on expression
11 May 2015 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
International scientists from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project have created a new database to study how genomic variants affect gene activity in different body tissues... [Read More]
IVF autism link vanishes when only one child born
30 March 2015 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
Children conceived with assisted reproductive technology may be twice as likely to develop autism... [Read More]
Mouse study tests obesity-fertility link
16 February 2015 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
Obese female mice have lower fertility than healthy weight mice, according to a study led by researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia... [Read More]
Four rare genetic conditions added to screening list for UK newborns
12 January 2015 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
All newborn babies in England are now to be offered screening for four rare life-threatening genetic disorders... [Read More]
Gut bacteria contributing to weight gain may be inherited
10 November 2014 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
Our genetic make-up influences the type of bacteria that live in our gut, which in turn influences how likely we are to be overweight, a twin study has found... [Read More]
Smoking while pregnant weakens sons' fertility, mouse study suggests
6 October 2014 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
Mothers who smoke while pregnant or breastfeeding may reduce their sons' future fertility, according to research... [Read More]
Study of Ashkenazi Jewish women suggests gene screening rethink
8 September 2014 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
All Ashkenazi Jewish women should be screened for high-cancer-risk genetic mutations) from age 30, say scientists behind a study looking at that population.... [Read More]
Four gene mutations lower heart attack risk
23 June 2014 - by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash
Four rare gene mutations may protect against heart attacks by lowering levels of a type of fat called triglycerides, according to research in the New England Journal of Medicine.