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The Conversation: World’s first genetically modified human embryo raises ethical concerns

Author: Hannah Brown   It all started with a rumour. Then just six weeks ago, a warning rang out in the scientific journal Nature, expressing “grave concerns regarding the ethical and safety implications” of creating the world’s first genetically-modified human embryo. Then last week, a Chinese group from Sun Yat-sen University, reported that they had, in […]

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Travel Story – Hannah Brown

Dr Hannah Brown from the Robinson Research Institute’s Early Development Research Group attended the World Congress of Reproductive Biology 2014 and Metabolism satellite conference in Scotland. Hannah presented her research: Diabetes alters the epigenetic landscape of the oocyte and early embryo. This is what Hannah had to say about her experience: What was a highlight […]

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Media Release: Vitamin D link with depression in overweight women

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a previously unknown link between vitamin D and depression in overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In a study led by Dr Lisa Moran, from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute and Monash University’s Monash Centre for Health Research Implementation, researchers looked at the relationship between vitamin […]

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