Potential Uses of Stem Cells Derived from Umbilical Cord Blood

Maariya Rachid Daud   Glossary Amino Acid, Anemia, Arteries, Biobanks, Blood, Bone marrow, Cancer, Carcinogenesis, Carbon Dioxide, Cardiovascular, Conditioning Regimen, Cord blood,  Embryo, Endothelial Cell, Epithelial Cells, Fetus, Glucose, Graft Versus Tumor, Graft Versus Host Disease, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Homeostasis, Immunophenotyping, Leukemia, Lumen, Mesenchymal, Metabolic disorders, Oxygen, Peripheral blood, Pregnancy, Receptors, Red blood cells, Sickle […]

COVID-19: How will testing and vaccines have to adapt to new variants?

Joana Vidigueira   Glossary Antibody, Antigen, Antigen-presenting Cell, B cell, Booster, Clinical Trial, COVID-19, Dendritic Cell, Deoxyribonucleic Acid, Epidemiology, Helper T-cell, Host Cell, Immunity, Immune Response, Killer T-cell, Lymph Node, Macrophage, Mutation, Ribonucleic acid, RT-PCR, SARS-CoV-2, Vaccine, Variant, Virus Abbreviations SARS: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, CoV: coronavirus, MERS: Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, DNA: deoxyribonucleic acid, […]

What is meant by the terms Personalized and Precision Medicine?

Lovisa Lindquist Glossary Cell Cycle, Chromosome, Cystic Fibrosis, CFTR gene, Deletion, DNA, Epigenetics, Frameshift Mutation, Gene, Gene Therapy, Genetic Testing, Genotype, Inversion, mRNA, Mutation, Personalized Medicine, Phenotype, Precision Medicine, Protein, Translocation, Tumour Heterogeneity, Tumor Suppressor Gene   Currently, the majority of healthcare systems around the world employ a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach when treating patients that have […]