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Charlott Repschlager

Charlott Repschlager is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews. She is studying for a PhD at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, where her research focuses on identifying pathological changes in mouse models of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, a rare neurodegenerative disease in children and young adults. Previously, she studied Human and Medical Science at the University of Westminster.


BioNews Comment articles written by Charlott Repschlager:
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How do we deal with big genomic data responsibly?
9 July 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
The latest event organised by the Progress Educational Trust, 'With great genomic data comes great responsibility', came at a perfect time... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Charlott Repschlager:
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Video Review: The Code by Retro Report with STAT
8 May 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Personalised medicine is a topic that pops up frequently in the news and has been for what feels like a long time... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Charlott Repschlager:
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Genome editing treats inherited liver disease PKU in mice
22 October 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Researchers have successfully used genome editing in mice to correct a genetic mutation that causes the liver disease phenylketonuria (PKU)... [Read More]
Cancer-related gene variations often reclassified, shows study
1 October 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Almost a quarter of all cancer gene test variations were amended due to reclassification over the course of a decade, found a new study... [Read More]
Three patients die from breast cancer through organ donation
17 September 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Four organ recipients developed cancer after doctors did not detect breast cancer in an organ donor... [Read More]
Genome editing relieves muscular dystrophy in dogs
3 September 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Dogs with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have been treated using genome editing, a study in Science reports... [Read More]
Genetic screening of embryos makes no difference to births
13 August 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Pre-implantation genetic testing of embryos does not improve IVF birth rates in older women, found the largest study of its kind yet... [Read More]
Fertility treatment doesn't boost womb or breast cancer risk
16 July 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Assisted reproduction techniques such as IVF do not increase a woman's risk of developing womb or breast cancer, a new study has found... [Read More]
Genetic test identifies very highest risk men for prostate cancer
18 June 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Sixty-three novel gene variants linked to prostate cancer in men have been discovered... [Read More]
Analysis backs genes and cleanliness theory of leukaemia
29 May 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
A review of more than 30 years of research suggests that the most common form of childhood leukaemia is caused by a three-step process involving two genetic mutations and lack of infection during infancy... [Read More]
Wales 'failing to test' for high-risk bowel cancer gene
9 April 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
UK hospitals are failing to screen bowel cancer patients for a genetic condition that significantly raises cancer risk, found a new report... [Read More]
Stem cell vaccine works against multiple cancers in mice
19 February 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Researchers successfully used inactivated induced pluripotent stem cells to elicit an immune response against different cancers in mice... [Read More]