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Dr Jennifer Frosch

Dr Jennifer Frosch is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She completed her PhD in Paediatric Cancer Research at the UCL Institute of Child Health, where her work contributed 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 Dr Jennifer Frosch:
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Podcast Review: Biohacking: Rules of Engagement (Reset, Vox)
18 November 2019 - by Dr 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 Dr Jennifer Frosch:
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No increased breast cancer risk from fertility drugs
28 June 2021 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
Fertility drugs do not increase the risk of developing breast cancer, a UK study has shown... [Read More]
Scottish Government report proposes funding more IVF
22 March 2021 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
Ministers should consider increasing the number of IVF cycles provided by the NHS, according to a report commissioned by the Scottish Government... [Read More]
Mitochondrial defects may lead to autism
8 February 2021 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
Autism spectrum disorder may result from mild defects in the mitochondria of brain cells, early research in mice has shown... [Read More]
Organoids mimic the early development of the heart in mouse embryos
16 November 2020 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
Organoids can be used to study early stages of heart development in mouse embryos, scientists say... [Read More]
Mitochondrial DNA may predict male fertility
12 October 2020 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
A single-measure biomarker in sperm could replace traditional measures of male fertility, study shows... [Read More]
New report gives guidance on genome editing for heritable diseases
7 September 2020 - by Dr 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 Dr 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 Dr 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 Dr 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 Dr 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]