Monthly Archives: August 2018
Professor Rob Norman AO presented the 2018 Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture on the topic: The reproductive revolution and how it changed science, sex and society! In this fascinating presentation, he clearly lays out why investment in the early years is so important! Rob impresses yet again!
Media Release: Unexpected outcomes sound warning for treatment of genetic diseases using gene editing in embryos
New research led by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide has uncovered a significant hurdle for realising the potential benefits of gene editing in embryos. The team, led by Professor Paul Thomas, investigated North American research published last year that seemed to demonstrate that gene editing in human […]
Ella Green from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Woods Hole, Massachusetts in the USA from April – June to attend the Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) advanced training course and symposium. This is what Ella had to say about her experience in the USA. What was a highlight of the travel? There were too many […]
The fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) has taken a major step forward, with pioneering research by University of Adelaide scientists showing that cells causing the debilitating genetic disorder could be successfully replaced with healthy ones. The research published in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy applies cell transplantation therapy, normally used in bone marrow transplants to […]
Zohra Lassi from the Robinson Research Institute visited A/Prof Thomas Debray at Cochrane Netherlands and attended a course on “Individual Participant Data – Meta Analysis (IPD-MA)” with the team of statisticians and methodologists from the Utrecht University in the Netherlands in June and July, 2018. This is what Zohra had to say about her experience in the […]
Ruby Dawson from the Robinson Research Institute attended the Gordon Research Conference – Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology in Hong Kong and met with Christopher Walsh from Harvard Medical School in July, 2018. Ruby presented her work, Investigation of a second-hit mechanism for GATOR1-related focal epilepsy. This is what Ruby had to say about her experience in Hong […]