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.
Four previously unknown disease-causing mutations in the COL7A1 gene are identified in a case report describing the clinical features of five Southeast Asian patients with self-improving dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB). ... Read more
A potential gene therapy for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB) known as AP103 received a positive opinion from the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) — an arm of the European ... Read more