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    Sean Constable - Mar 30, 2020

    CRISPR used in gene editing clinical trial for first time

    The revolutionary CRISPR gene editing tool has been used inside the..

    Nick Sutcliffe - Feb 18, 2020

    The evolutionary history of cancer - predicting the disease

    Cells can acquire the mutations that drive the development of cancer..

    Katherine Collins - Jan 29, 2020

    Advancements of genetic testing

    The sequencing of the first human genome in 2003 was a major..

    Anna Mudge - Dec 18, 2019

    Will biomarkers come of age?

    The world’s population is ageing.  In 2018, for the first time in..

    Eliot Ward - Dec 06, 2019

    Gamma/delta T cells emerge as an untapped resource for cancer immunotherapy

    Third lymphocyte lineage shows its mettle

    B lymphocytes, a type of..

    Anna Mudge - Nov 27, 2019

    Biomarkers come of age

    A biomarker, an amalgamation of the term ‘biological marker’, is a..

    Foteini Tzakoniati - Oct 25, 2019

    Employing CRISPR to expose ‘hiding’ cancer cells to immunotherapy

    Immunotherapy employs the patient’s immune system against cancer. ..

    Nick Sutcliffe - Oct 21, 2019

    Controlling genes – the new field of epitranscriptomics

    The human genome contains roughly 20,000 genes that encode proteins...

    Nick Sutcliffe - Aug 29, 2019

    Shifting treatments: cancer as a manageable disease

    As new treatments drive a shift towards treating cancer as a..

    Frances Salisbury - Aug 05, 2019

    The rise of predictive medicine

    Thanks to significant advances in genetics, we are not only getting..

    Frances Salisbury - Jun 26, 2019

    Gender medicine – deriving novelty from treating women?

    When you hear the term “gender medicine”, what comes to mind? For..

    Adam Gregory - May 17, 2019

    Precision therapeutics for the precision medicine era

    In recent years we have seen dramatic advances in our understanding..

    Simon Kiddle - Apr 29, 2019

    Personalised medicine: patient stratification

    While the general idea of customising treatment to patients is not..

    Frances Salisbury - Apr 15, 2019

    Pioneers of precision medicine

    Breakthroughs in healthcare promise a future in which the individual..

    Frances Salisbury - Feb 04, 2019

    Fighting cancer with CAR-T therapies

    In September 2018, NHS England entered into an agreement with Novartis

    Emily Hayes - Jan 30, 2019

    Commercialising genomic research in the US: tips for obtaining patent protection

    The field of genomics has seen incredible advances over the past few..

    Frances Salisbury - Jan 30, 2019

    China - a key player in the global precision medicine race

    With a growing economy, and a large, ageing population, China is..

    Frances Salisbury - Dec 13, 2018

    Precision medicine: ethics, regulation and patent law

    New genomic and proteomic analysis technologies allow for diagnosis..

    Anna Mudge - Dec 02, 2018

    The importance of Innovation Hubs in the UK's North West Region

    Life science ‘start-ups’, ‘spin-outs’ and SMEs are some of the most..

    Frances Salisbury - Oct 31, 2018

    Precision Medicine: the next revolution in healthcare

    In recent years, we have witnessed a remarkable healthcare..