CTV News – The team realized that, by using nanoparticles, they can deliver disease-specific proteins to white blood cells, which will then go on to reprogram the cells to actively suppress the disease.
The fellowship is designed as a bridge for genetics professionals wishing to transition to education careers. This unique fellowship provides several experiences: working with NHGRI’s Education and Community Involvement Branch; working with the education department at ASHG; and an optional experience working with another organization involved in substantive science education initiatives. More, HERE.
Fellowship opportunities in the executive branch are the most numerous of the four fellowships. While fellows in Congress are steeped in the legislative process and judicial fellows in judicial research and administration, executive branch fellows contribute to policy, administration, and implementation in a vast array of federal agencies. More, HERE.
Harvard Law Bill of Health – The media coverage thus far, sadly but predictably, has focused on the soundbite of “designer babies” and “hope and hype”. These are worthy narratives to tell, to be sure, but there are two other narratives that I think are not getting the air time they deserve.
The New York Times / The Associated Press – The attorney general's office sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its deceptive marketing of OxyContin in a state that has been called the "ground zero" of the opioid epidemic.