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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.

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Does fertility treatment still need to be a medical secret?
2 December 2019 - by 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 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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NHS DNA sequencing to speed up diagnosis of critically ill children
13 January 2020 - by Charlott Repschlager
A new form of DNA testing that has the potential to rapidly diagnose rare diseases in critically ill babies and children has been made available on the NHS... [Read More]
Widen breast cancer gene screening, says US taskforce
27 August 2019 - by Charlott Repschlager
An influential health group in the USA has concluded that more women could benefit from wider gene screening for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer... [Read More]
Anorexia linked to genetics, suggests study
22 July 2019 - by Charlott Repschlager
A new study suggests that anorexia is not a purely psychiatric disorder but is linked to differences in metabolism underscored by genetics... [Read More]
Prostate cancer gene mutation raises risk of death by threefold
13 May 2019 - by Charlott Repschlager
A mutation that raises a prostate cancer patient's risk of death by threefold has been discovered... [Read More]
Pilot study launched for cancer breath test
7 January 2019 - by Charlott Repschlager
A pilot study on a breath test to detect cancer has been launched in the UK... [Read More]
Epigenetics may give 'universal' cancer test
10 December 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Australian researchers have developed a cancer test, which could potentially detect cancerous DNA in blood and tissue samples in under 10 minutes... [Read More]
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]