Dr. Namitha Kumar's Profile
MA - English, PhD (Psychology)
Her deepest passion is working on human experience of disability. She holds a PhD in Psychology. She is also interested in experiences of chronic and genetic illnesses.
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Scientists have developed a sperm-driven micromotor system that uses the sperm as a carrier for targeted drug delivery to cervical cancer cells.
Investigational drug emicizumab shows promise in children with bleeding disorder, hemophilia A.
The first human trial involving a novel drug that lowers the levels of the deadly Huntington’s disease protein proved to be highly successful.
Salk Scientists Tweak CRISPR for Epigenetic Therapies in Diabetes, Kidney Disease and Muscular Dystrophy
A research team at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies, La Jolla has modified CRISPR/Cas9 system to treat diseases like diabetes, kidney disease and muscular dystrophy
Researchers have identified a small molecule compound which impedes the loss of kidney filtration cells thus restoring kidney function in animal models.