A recent article that appeared in the New York Times about DIY biology and biohacking, has sparked controversy and raises questions about biosecurity, and the regulation of synthetic biology.
Genomic data can have a significant effect on other areas of society. Insurance premiums, familial impact, identification. As we enter the genomic era, policy will need to reflect these new considerations.
A great look at the concerns over DIY Gene Editing in The New York Times.
Under the settlement agreement, Oxford Nanopore will refrain from offering its 2D sequencing products in the UK and Germany through the end of 2023.
Much of medicine is about information — the data that helps doctors make the right choices about our treatment. So how will the revolution in big data impact complex healthcare systems like the NHS?
There is concern that the White House is considering imposing further limits on research by Chinese citizens in the United States, saying that “scientific progress depends on openness, transparency, and the free flow of ideas”
Technologies for amplifying, sequencing and matching DNA have created new opportunities in genomic science. But there are ethical and social implications.
Denmark-based drugmaker Novo Nordisk has invested more in lobbying and doubled political donations since 2015.
U.S. regulators approved Novartis’ cell therapy Kymriah for the treatment of patients with a second type of blood cancer.
The National Insitute of Health is finally launching All of Us, a huge research study with the aim of making precision medicine available to people of all backgrounds. But will people give up their data?
Is peer review biased? Female health researchers who applied for grants from Canada’s major health research funder were funded less often than male counterparts because of potential bias, and characteristics of peer reviewers can also affect the result, a study has found.
Prominent cancer and gene therapy scientist, Inder Verma of the Salk Institute of Biological Studies has been placed on leave, whilst the institute is investigating allegations against him.