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Grace O'Regan

Grace O'Regan is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She is currently undertaking a PhD on immune responses in Huntingdon's disease at the Institute of Neurology at University College London. She previously studies Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh.

BioNews Review articles written by Grace O'Regan:
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Event Review: IVF at 40 – Science Museum
6 August 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
Forty years ago last month, the first IVF baby came screaming into the world, after ten long years of pioneering medical trials... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Grace O'Regan:
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Mitochondria key to reversing wrinkles and hair loss in mice
30 July 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
Scientists have found a way to reverse signs of ageing, including wrinkles and hair loss, in mice... [Read More]
Anonymous gamete donation to be banned in Ireland
16 July 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
The anonymous donation of sperm and eggs for use in assisted reproduction is due to be banned in Ireland by next autumn... [Read More]
Stem cells with Neanderthal genes developed into mini-brains
2 July 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
Neanderthal 'mini-brains' have been successfully grown in a dish by a team from the University of California, San Diego... [Read More]
Genome study finds shared genes in psychiatric disorders
25 June 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
A common genetic basis has been found for schizophrenia, major depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder, a new study has found this week... [Read More]
Majority of breast cancer patients do not need chemotherapy
11 June 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
Chemotherapy is not necessary to treat the most common type of breast cancer in 69 percent of cases, a new study has shown... [Read More]
Chicken chimaera embryos reveal 'organiser cells' in humans
29 May 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
A master 'organiser' has been revealed in human embryonic tissue for the first time by research using human stem cells grafted onto chicken embryos... [Read More]
Acupuncture does not affect IVF success rate
21 May 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
Acupuncture during IVF treatment does not increase the chances of having a baby, according to new research... [Read More]