Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD,  —

Yedida Y. Bogachkov is a science writer for BioNews. She holds a PhD in cellular and molecular pharmacology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining BioNews, she was conducting scientific research analyzing cancer genomics. She’s a Chicago native and hasn’t moved out of her hometown. Yes, she actually likes snow and enjoys having all four seasons. Yedida likes being out in nature, and in her free time, she can be found outside enjoying the fresh air or baking (inside). She is, unsuccessfully, trying to persuade the rest of her family to enjoy hiking. Yedida is excited to bring her passion for science and her desire to help people to BioNews.

Articles by Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

Celebrity Virtual Event Raises $2.4M for EB Research

The “Venture into Cures” virtual event raised more than $2.4 million to benefit the EB Research Partnership (EBRP), an organization dedicated to funding research into treatments and ultimately a cure for epidermolysis bullosa (EB). This second annual event, hosted by actor Tom Holland on Nov. 18, featured…

Vyjuvek, Topical Gene Therapy, Aids Wound Healing in DEB Trial

Treatment with Vyjuvek (previously called B-VEC) — a topical gene therapy for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB) — improved wound healing with good tolerability over six months, according to top-line results of the Phase 3 GEM-3 trial. “We are thrilled to announce positive results from our pivotal GEM-3 trial of VYJUVEK…