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Patient Perspectives: Dominique Goodson – Sickle Cell Warrior and President of the SCDForum

Dominique Goodson is a sickle cell warrior, advocate and president of the online platform, SCDForum. After being diagnosed with sickle […]

Base editor treats sickle cell disease in mice

A team led by researchers at the Broad Institute and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has now demonstrated that a […]

Gene therapy in sickle cell disease patients

A team at Boston Children’s Hospital have reported on the success of their virus gene therapy in six sickle cell […]

Genetic modifiers impact long-term survival in sickle cell anaemia

A study published in Clinical and Translational Medicine, has assessed whole-exome sequencing data from sickle cell anaemia patients to identify […]

Genome Giants: Kay Davies – Human Geneticist and Professor of Genetics, University of Oxford

Dame Kay Davies is a human geneticist and Professor of Genetics at the University of Oxford. Davies has spent her […]

The rollercoaster ride of gene therapy (admission fees required)

Where there is a symptom there is hopefully a treatment. For example, if I have a headache, I reach straight […]

A Spotlight On: The Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine – Michael Friend

Michael Friend is the co-founder and CEO of the Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine, which aims to eradicate health disparities […]

A Spotlight On: Gene Therapy – Carolyn Chapman

Carolyn Riley Chapman is a Bioethicist and Faculty Affiliate with the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Grossman School of […]

Should the UK sequence every newborn’s genome?

Technological advances have driven the expansion of newborn screening programs over the last two decades. Now, plans are in place […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of CRISPR – how we learned to edit the genome

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Kat Arney takes a look at the history of gene editing, from […]