biotech

New drug target to control onset of neurodegenerative diseases

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

UCL researchers have discovered a new checkpoint that prevents a certain type of cell death from occurring.

Search to uncover genetic secrets of sarcoma

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

Sarcoma Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership (GeCIP), aims to find answers to some of the most fundamental questions about this type of cancer.

CRISPR Babies: Mankind's Next Giant Leap?

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Featured, Science on 9th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

CRISPR modified babies have been made in small Chinese clinical trial.

Successful anti-aging would be over ten times better than curing all cancer

Posted in Science on 24th Nov, 2018
by Alex Muller

Tactical paths to bring longevity promoting therapeutics to market as quickly as possible.

Glowing chemical 'could aid brain cancer surgery'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2018
by Alex Muller

A chemical that makes brain tumours glow pink could help surgeons to remove the cancer safely, a trial suggests.