Entries by Nathalie Preiswerk

CRISPR – all you need to know in a 3-minute read

As a Protein Engineer by training, I was asked to write my take on the huge hype around the gene editing technology called CRISPR. Here is a summary of my deep dive into this thrilling story and its potential to revolutionise Medicine as we know it.   CRISPR – what is it? The CRISPR-Cas9 (or CRISPR for […]

Patient education – more than meets the eye

Patient education is evolving. It’s no longer enough to simply “tell” patients what to do — healthcare reforms in many countries aim at empowering patients and engaging them in their care. Plus, patients can’t be expected to remember everything they’ve been told in the clinic or hospital, considering the volume of information, medical jargon and […]