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Did blogger DrugMonkey drop the mic?

DrugMonkey

One of the blogs I’ve really valued over the years was written by a pseudonymous academic blogger called DrugMonkey, but for two months the Monkey’s blog has been silent. Has he called it a day? Dropped the mic after successfully having big impact? What’s the deal? After many years could it be that the DrugMonkey decided to …

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Live blogging Future of Genome Medicine: great talks by Feng Zhang & others

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What is the future of Genome Medicine? The meeting by that same name that I’m at down here in La Jolla is all about tackling this question and the line up of speakers today on the first day is amazing. I’m speaking about IPS cells as a basis for personalized medicine tomorrow morning so that’s exciting. …

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Blogging today’s FDA stem cell meeting: Part 2 Clinics, Policy & Ethics

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The FDA is holding its first 2016 stem cell meeting today and you can read about some impressions of the morning session of this meeting here. In this post, I’m focusing on the afternoon session, which has been mostly on policy and ethics, including on stem cell clinics. Jonathan Kimmelman from McGill University got the afternoon going …

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Blogging today’s FDA stem cell meeting: Part 1

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The FDA is holding its first 2016 stem cell meeting today. How’s the meeting going? The meeting start awfully early for us West Coast folks (5:30am) so I didn’t get to see the first few talks. Did anyone else see those and if so, what was your impression? From the talks I have seen, this meeting …

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Blogging UC Davis CRISPR Science & Bioethics Meeting

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There’s a great meeting going on today here at UC Davis starting soon on CRISPR, focused on the intersection of the science with bioethical and legal issues. I’ve been helping to organize this meeting, but kudos and thanks go to my colleague Mark Yarborough who took the lead in organizing the meeting and did most …

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Cool biomed blogs you may not heard of: a drugmonkey, a med student, #CRISPR, & more

Fiona-Scott

Science blogging is somewhat of a communal exercise. At least, it should be and cool biomed blogs are a great community. One of the most invigorating aspects of blogging is finding new blogs that are worthwhile and edgy. Below I list some of my recommendations for blogs that you might not be familiar with, but …

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Best stem cell blog of 2015: CIRM’s The Stem Cellar

Kevin-McCormack

When I first started blogging here about stem cells in 2010, frankly it felt pretty lonely out there in cyberspace. Nature‘s great blog by Monya Baker and Natalie DeWitt on stem cells had called it quits late in 2009. For the most part the stem cell blogs and other Internet outlets present early in 2010 …

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Live Blog #GeneEditSummit Day 2 Post #2: International Governance

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How do governance issues for human genome editing work at the international level? Indira Nath, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, gives a nice overview to start the session. She raised the example of medical tourism and surrogacy in India. She argued for an international consensus on what is permissible on human gene editing. How …

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Live Blogging #GeneEditSummit Day 2 Post #1: Governance of human gene editing

Barbara-J.-Evans

Now we have an interesting panel starting on questions of governance on human gene editing. This will focus on institutional and national levels of governance. Pilar N. Ossorio, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Morgridge Institute for Research, is introducing the panel. Key question: how should emerging technologies being governed? Jonathan Kimmelman, from McGill, was the first …

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