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Network: Autumn 2015

In this issue:

Sir John Sulston’s worm cell drawings; Celebrating Sanger and sequencing; the Working Life of cartoonist and MRC fellow Dr Donald Davidson; stem cell therapy for macular degeneration; opinion piece on gene editing.

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Foreword by John Savill, Chief Executive (read here)


First patient given stem cell therapy for macular degeneration (read the press release)

Genetics of healthy smokers revealed by UK Biobank study (read the press release)

Celebrating Sanger and sequencing


Tackling disease through better diagnosis (read the web story)

More medical innovations in the pipeline (read the web story)

Latest discoveries

Cystic fibrosis gene therapy shows promise (read the press release)

Liver regrown from stem cells (read the press release)


A notable notebook: Sir John Sulston’s worm cell drawings (read the blog version)

Working Life: Cartoonist turned MRC Non-Clinical Research Fellow Dr Donald J Davidson (read the blog version).

Opinion: Suspending gene editing is not the answer (read the blog version)