Aisha Abdullah received a B.S. in biology from the University of Houston and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she studied the role of microRNA in embryonic and early postnatal brain development. Since finishing graduate school, she has worked as a science communicator making science accessible to broad audiences.
A bone marrow transplant successfully reduced the severe lung involvement that developed in a 5-year-old boy with Gaucher disease who was receiving enzyme replacement therapy (ERT), a study reported. The ... Read more
An experimental gene therapy known as AVR-RD-02 has received orphan drug designation from the European Commission for the treatment of Gaucher disease type 1. In the European Union, orphan drug designation ... Read more