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

Lovo-cel Gene Therapy Program Suspended for Adolescents With SCD

A clinical program for lovotibeglogene autotemcel (lovo-cel), an investigational gene therapy for sickle cell disease (SCD), has been suspended for patients under 18 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Bluebird Bio announced the partial suspension of its program due to an ongoing investigation into persistent, nontransfusion-dependent…