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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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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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Female's cervical mucus selects best sperm
24 August 2020 - by 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 Charlott Repschlager
Mutations in the M1AP gene have been identified by researchers as a major trigger for male infertility... [Read More]
HFEA publishes 2018 trends in fertility treatment
6 July 2020 - by Charlott Repschlager
The Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has published its latest analysis on trends in fertility treatment, based on data from across the UK in 2018... [Read More]
DNA crossovers drive healthy or abnormal sperm/egg cell division
8 June 2020 - by Charlott Repschlager
Researchers have uncovered important information about genetic crossovers during sperm and egg cell formation that can influence fertility... [Read More]
First epigenetic study in 3D human cancer cells
18 May 2020 - by Charlott Repschlager
Researchers have, for the first time, characterised the epigenetic profile of tumour organoids and made their results available in public databases... [Read More]
Human endometrium harbours cancer-driving mutations
27 April 2020 - by Charlott Repschlager
Many cells in the inner lining of the uterus may carry cancer-driving mutations in their DNA from an early point in life, even though these cells appear normal under the microscope... [Read More]
Over 50 types of cancer diagnosed with new blood test
6 April 2020 - by Charlott Repschlager
A new blood test has been found to detect over 50 types of cancer, using a machine learning algorithm system and circulating tumour DNA... [Read More]
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]