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Tsvetana Stoilova

Tsvetana Stoilova is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She is currently studying for a PhD in Experimental and Personalised Medicine at University College London's Institute of Ophthalmology and Lungs for Living Research Centre. Her research, which is funded by the Medical Research Council and conducted under the supervision ofProfessor Christiana Ruhrberg, focuses on the molecular mechanisms that regulate blood vessel growth in the mouse and human lung. She originally studied Pharmacology and Genetics at King's College London, and went on to obtain a master's degree in Cancer Biology from Imperial College London.

BioNews Review articles written by Tsvetana Stoilova:
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Podcast Review: Sick – 50 percent different
18 January 2021 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
'I felt like my mom had been raped.' This feeling was brought about because of how some women were treated in the 1980s by their fertility doctors, whom they fully trusted would help them have a baby... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Tsvetana Stoilova:
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Genetic research suggests men can develop polycystic ovary syndrome symptoms
29 March 2021 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
Men carrying genetic risk factors for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely to develop diabetes, obesity and male-pattern baldness... [Read More]
CRISPR shown to dampen gene activity in bacteria
25 January 2021 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
A new natural feature of CRISPR/Cas9 which decreases gene activity rather than cutting DNA has been identified in bacteria... [Read More]
New rapid genome sequencing to trace COVID-19
14 December 2020 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
A rapid genomics strategy could speed up identification of changes in the genetic code of SARS-CoV-2, helping identify the source of COVID-19 cases... [Read More]
Monkey HIV cut from host DNA by CRISPR
7 December 2020 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
CRISPR-based genome editing has been used to remove an HIV-like virus from monkey DNA, bringing researchers a step closer to developing an HIV cure... [Read More]
Canadian court denies woman's appeal to use dead husband's sperm
30 November 2020 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
A woman in Canada has been denied her appeal to use her dead husband's sperm, on the grounds that he did not provide formal written consent... [Read More]
Mother serves as her daughter's surrogate, giving birth to her grandchild
23 November 2020 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
A 51-year-old grandmother offered to act as a surrogate for her daughter and gave birth to a healthy girl... [Read More]
Possible epigenetic target for endometriosis treatment
16 November 2020 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
Targeting epigenetic changes caused by gene mutations could potentially treat a severe form of endometriosis, a recent study has reported... [Read More]
BMI of both partners affects time to pregnancy
9 November 2020 - by Tsvetana Stoilova
Optimal body mass index (BMI) of both female and male partner decreases time to conception in first-time pregnancies, a large-scale study has shown.