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Jennifer Frosch

Jennifer Frosch  is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She is a PhD Student in Paediatric Cancer Research at the UCL Institute of Child Health, where her work contributes to improving the immunotherapy of childhood cancer. Previously she studied Biomedicine at the University of Würzburg, and went on to obtain an MSc in Regenerative Biology and Medicine from the University of Dresden. She tweets as @JenVFrosch.
BioNews Review articles written by Jennifer Frosch:
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Podcast Review: Biohacking: Rules of Engagement (Reset, Vox)
18 November 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
Do-it-yourself science at home: despite my research training, this is something I have never given serious consideration... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Jennifer Frosch:
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New report gives guidance on genome editing for heritable diseases
7 September 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
Genome editing is not yet safe for creating germline changes in humans, an international commission has concluded... [Read More]
Coronavirus transmitted to newborn through mother's placenta
20 July 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
Pregnant women infected with COVID-19 may pass on the disease-causing virus to their baby through the placenta, researchers in France suggest... [Read More]
Genome editing in human embryos has unintended side-effects
29 June 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
CRISPR genome editing may result in unwanted heritable genetic changes, which could lead to long-term risks in a clinical context... [Read More]
Human stem cells used to mimic early embryo development
15 June 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
Using human stem cells, scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a model for early embryo development... [Read More]
Promising fertility treatment success rate for second baby
11 May 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
Women who used fertility treatment to conceive their first child have a good chance of having a second child the same way, according to a new study... [Read More]
Predicting patients benefits from new ovarian cancer treatment
23 March 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
Analysing the tumour genome and cancer microenvironment can predict an ovarian cancer patient's response to a novel immune-PARP combination treatment, according to a new study... [Read More]
'London patient' declared cured of HIV after three years
16 March 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
Three years after receiving a stem cell transplant, a man from London is the second patient in history to be cured of HIV, doctors report... [Read More]
Metabolic compound may reverse fertility ageing in women
17 February 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
A metabolic compound can reverse the ageing process of eggs in mice and could lead to new non-invasive treatments for improving fertility in older women, researchers say... [Read More]
Embryo research to reduce the need for IVF raises ethical concerns
20 January 2020 - by Jennifer Frosch
Researchers testing a new way to harvest embryos for genetic screening have been criticised for paying participating women in Mexico to become inseminated and subsequently terminate the pregnancy.... [Read More]
'Rubber band' protein blamed for falling female fertility with age
25 November 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
Decreased fertility and increased risk of miscarriages in older women is linked to a protein involved in egg cell division, scientists say.