UK regulators have approved the use of mitochondrial transfer in two cases, according to the Guardian.
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter to a New York doctor, instructing him to stop marketing mitochondrial transfers, the Associated Press reports.
A pair of new studies evaluated whole-exome sequencing and other genetic tests in children with epilepsy and in other undiagnosed monogenic disease cases.
UK allows licenses for mitochondrial replacement therapy, Reuters reports.
A fertility clinic in Mexico plans to perform additional mitochondrial replacement therapies next year, according to the New Scientist.
Mitochondrial replacement therapy may soon be occurring in the UK, according to the Guardian.
New York-based doctors announce the birth of a baby boy whose parents underwent mitochondrial transfer therapy, New Scientist reports.
Courtagen will use its ZiPhyr bioinformatics pipeline to help Astellas develop a predictive model that can be used in early-stage drug development.
The two studies were part of larger project aimed at building a complete map of mitochondrial function and associated proteins.
The laboratory's clinical gene panel coupled with research-based exome sequencing has boosted diagnostic rates of patients with mitochondrial disorders.
A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.
Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.
In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.
A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.