'Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis 2018: Current Practice and Beyond', 9-10 November 2018
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Martha Henriques

Genetics Editor

Martha Henriques is Genetics Editor at BioNews and at the charity that publishes it, the Progress Educational Trust (PET). Together with her fellow BioNews editors Shaoni Bhattacharya and Jennifer Willows, she runs the BioNews writing scheme, which provides practical science writing training and experience for PhD students.

Martha also works as a freelance science journalist, writing and podcasting for outlets including BBC Earth, Mosaic, Naked Scientists and Chemistry World. She has appeared as a TV guest on BBC World News and TRT World, and she was previously a staff science reporter at International Business Times. She tweets as @Martha_Rosamund


BioNews News articles written by Martha Henriques:
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Virus trained to attack ovarian cancer cells
29 May 2018 - by Martha Henriques
A virus has been reprogrammed to attack ovarian cancer cells in mice, effectively destroying tumours... [Read More]
Rare genetic disorder treated before birth for first time
30 April 2018 - by Martha Henriques
Three children have been cured of the worst symptoms of a genetic developmental condition with a 'remarkable' treatment in utero... [Read More]
Exercise benefits may be inherited through epigenetics
16 April 2018 - by Martha Henriques
Regular exercise of body and mind can benefit future offspring's brain function, a study in mice has found... [Read More]
IVF pioneer John Biggers dies at 93
16 April 2018 - by Martha Henriques
Professor John Biggers, a founding figure in the culture of embryos and in reproductive medicine, has died at the age of 94... [Read More]
DIY testing kits identify gene variants wrongly 2 times in 5
26 March 2018 - by Martha Henriques
At-home genetic test results should be verified by medical professionals, researchers have warned, as a study reveals that 40 percent of the time DIY testing kits incorrectly identify genetic variants... [Read More]
Donor Conceived Register to close as HFEA ends funding
19 March 2018 - by Martha Henriques
The UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has said that it will halt funding for the Donor Conceived Register from the end of May... [Read More]
CRISPR used to find new drug target for ALS
12 March 2018 - by Martha Henriques
Researchers have used genome editing to reveal genes that could be new therapeutic drug targets for the neurodegenerative condition amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)... [Read More]
John Sulston obituary: Pioneer genome researcher dies
9 March 2018 - by Martha Henriques
Professor Sir John Sulston, a pioneer of human genome research, has died at the age of 75... [Read More]
First surrogacy guidelines for England and Wales released
5 March 2018 - by Martha Henriques
Government guidance has been issued for couples considering surrogacy in England and Wales, for the first time... [Read More]
Wales joins 100,000 Genomes Project to tackle rare diseases
26 February 2018 - by Martha Henriques
The 100,000 Genomes Project has been extended to Wales, with an initial 420 rare disease┬ápatients and patients' relatives set to have their whole genomes sequenced... [Read More]