What’s Hot in Boston Biotech

What’s Hot in Boston Biotech »

15 Apr, 2015
EventsUncategorized
A sold out crowd for Xconomy's biotech conference in Boston. Photo via @BF_healthcare. Popular business and technology news site Xconomy held its eighth annual life sciences forum on April 8, 2015 at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Mass. This year’s theme was “What’s Hot in Boston Biotech” and drew a who’s who…
The Three Parent IVF Technique: Controversies & Benefits

The Three Parent IVF Technique: Controversies & Benefits »

9 Mar, 2015
NewsUncategorized
On February 3, 2015, Britain became the first country to allow a therapy called the "three-parent IVF technique," which is based on in vitro fertilization and allows for the ability to create an embryo with genetic material from three different people. Three parent IVF is still awaiting FDA approval in the United States, and is geared…
Ask the Experts: Developments in Genetic Testing

Ask the Experts: Developments in Genetic Testing »

There's some controversial discussion happening over on Medstro's NEJM Group Open Forum: Ask the Authors & Experts, and it's all about genetics - GINA, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, in particular. The authors of a recent NEJM article on GINA tell us that the act was designed “to fully protect the public from discrimination” and also to “allay…

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