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Dr Charlott Repschlager

Dr Charlott Repschlager is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews and a Science Communication Officer for Worldwide Cancer Research. She recently completed her PhD at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, where she identified 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 Dr Charlott Repschlager:
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Does fertility treatment still need to be a medical secret?
2 December 2019 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
The latest meeting organised by the Progress Educational Trust asked the question 'Does fertility treatment still need to be a medical secret?' The event in Edinburgh last week, held in partnership with the Scottish Government, took place off the Royal Mile - through a narrow alleyway in Riddle's Court, one of the many old and imposing buildings scattered through the city... [Read More]
How do we deal with big genomic data responsibly?
9 July 2018 - by Dr 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 Dr Charlott Repschlager:
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Video Review: The Code by Retro Report with STAT
8 May 2018 - by Dr 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 Dr Charlott Repschlager:
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Genetic mechanism behind fibroid development discovered
9 August 2021 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Researchers have identified that variants in genes responsible for DNA packing in the cell, could lead to the development of fibroids... [Read More]
Childhood obesity linked to genomic instability which is a hallmark of most cancers
5 July 2021 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Obese children and adolescents experience higher levels of genomic instability, potentially increasing the risk of cancer in adulthood, a study has shown... [Read More]
Breast cancer drug reduces the risk of recurrence by 42 percent
7 June 2021 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
A targeted breast cancer treatment┬áreduces the risk of BRCA-related cancer returning or spreading after chemotherapy... [Read More]
New sequencing method for studying genetic changes in any human tissue
4 May 2021 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Scientists are able to study changes in single DNA molecules of any human tissue with unprecedented accuracy, for the first time... [Read More]
Stem cell transplants reduce relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in children
12 April 2021 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Stem cell transplants may significantly reduce their chances of relapse in children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia who received CAR-T cell therapy... [Read More]
Novel treatment for breast cancer brain metastases
15 March 2021 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Breast cancer brain metastases can be targeted with a new approach using stem cells as a delivery system... [Read More]
Genome's non-coding 'dark matter' plays role in cancer development
23 November 2020 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Genomic 'dark matter' has been suggested to play a role in the development of pancreatic cancer... [Read More]
Genes identified that allow cancer to escape the immune system
28 September 2020 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Genes that play a role in cancer's evasion of the immune system have been identified... [Read More]
Female's cervical mucus selects best sperm
24 August 2020 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland found that sperm function better in cervical mucus with less similar immune genes... [Read More]
Gene mutations discovered as a trigger for male infertility
27 July 2020 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Mutations in the M1AP gene have been identified by researchers as a major trigger for male infertility... [Read More]