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U.K. charity gives $36 million boost to gene editing for inherited heart diseases

Prize from British Heart Foundation will fund international team to move experimental therapies toward clinical trials

U.K. charity gives $36 million boost to gene editing for inherited heart diseases | Science | AAAS

Gut Metabolite from Red Meat Consumption Implicated in Heightened Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Gut Metabolite from Red Meat Consumption Implicated in Heightened Cardiovascular Disease Risk | Inside Precision Medicine

Cognito’s light-and-sound therapy slows brain tissue atrophy in Alzheimer’s study

Cognito’s headset slows brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s study (fiercebiotech.com)

The Age of Brain-Computer Interfaces Is on the Horizon

Synchron has implanted its BCI in a US patient for the first time—bringing it a big step closer to distribution.

The Age of Brain-Computer Interfaces Is on the Horizon | WIRED

With the help of a sticky, stretchy material, scientists design a continuous ultrasound system

With the help of a sticky, stretchy material, scientists design a continuous ultrasound system - STAT (statnews.com)

Synthetic mouse embryos created from stem cells — without sperm, eggs, or a uterus

Synthetic mouse embryos grown from stem cells without sperm, eggs - STAT (statnews.com)

Reimagining cholinergic therapy for Alzheimer’s disease

Reimagining cholinergic therapy for Alzheimer’s disease | Brain | Oxford Academic (oup.com)

In search of Alzheimer's drug targets, Allen Institute builds massive brain cell map

New Alzheimer's cell atlas points to potential drug targets (fiercebiotech.com)

Roche digs into off-the-shelf cell therapy with Poseida deal

Roche digs into off-the-shelf cell therapy with Poseida deal | BioPharma Dive

Spinal stimulation gives some people with paralysis more freedom

Spinal stimulation gives some people with paralysis more freedom | Science News

Hybrid brains: the ethics of transplanting human neurons into animals

Transplanting human cells into animal brains brings insights into development and disease along with new ethical questions.

Hybrid brains: the ethics of transplanting human neurons into animals (nature.com)

Pig organs partially revived in dead animals — researchers are stunned

Scientists warn that the findings aren’t yet clinically relevant but say the research raises ethical questions about the definition of death.

Pig organs partially revived in dead animals — researchers are stunned (nature.com)

Partially revived pig organs could force a rethink of critical-care processes

Procedures used in life support and to preserve organs in deceased human donors need to be re-evaluated in the wake of a study that restored some cell function in pigs one hour after death.

Partially revived pig organs could force a rethink of critical-care processes (nature.com)

ElevateBio, Boston Children’s launch startup to test new approach to ‘off-the-shelf’ cell therapy

ElevateBio, Boston Children’s launch startup to test new approach to ‘off-the-shelf’ cell therapy | BioPharma Dive

Modifying “Native” Gut Bacteria Could Treat Chronic Disease

Modifying "Native" Gut Bacteria Could Treat Chronic Disease | Inside Precision Medicine

This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting

With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.

This startup plans to create realistic human embryos | MIT Technology Review

A change of heart: Individual genetic factors could lead to customized cardiac therapies

New heart failure findings open door to personalized therapies (fiercebiotech.com)