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Dr Rachael Boyle

BioNews News articles written by Dr Rachael Boyle:
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Genomics traces COVID-19 transmission chains in the UK
18 January 2021 - by Dr Rachael Boyle
Genomic epidemiological analysis of the initial UK COVID-19 outbreak has allowed a team of researchers to accurately characterise the early chains of transmission throughout the country... [Read More]
Developmental disorders linked to 28 newly associated genes
19 October 2020 - by Dr Rachael Boyle
285 genes have been identified as being causally implicated in developmental disorders, 28 of which have never previously been linked with such conditions... [Read More]
Gene therapy reverses memory loss from Alzheimer's in mice
3 August 2020 - by Dr Rachael Boyle
Memory loss has been reversed in mice with Alzheimer's disease following gene therapy... [Read More]
Breast cancer drug depletes ovarian reserve in mice
6 July 2020 - by Dr Rachael Boyle
A drug used to treated breast cancer has been shown to deplete stores of immature ovarian eggs in mice... [Read More]
Human placenta generated from stem cells
15 June 2020 - by Dr Rachael Boyle
Stem cells that give rise to the placenta prior to implantation have, for the first time, been generated from human tissue.
Neanderthal gene increases fertility and reduces miscarriage
1 June 2020 - by Dr Rachael Boyle
Women who carry a gene variant inherited from Neanderthal ancestors have fewer miscarriages, reduced bleeding events in pregnancy and increased fertility... [Read More]