Gene Therapy (27 News)

Novel gene therapy experiment offers hope for people with certain hearing loss and dizziness disorder

Jun 28, 2017 2:00 pm
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In a first-of-its-kind study published in the March 1, 2017 edition of Molecular Therapy, researchers from the National Institute on Deafness and Othe...

Tricking Immune Cells To Stop Allergic Reactions By Gene therapy

Jun 7, 2017 7:00 pm
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A single treatment giving life-long protection from severe allergies such as asthma could be made possible by immunology research at The University of...

Scientists Find a Way to Stop Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes

Jun 6, 2017 7:00 pm
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Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory, Cyteir Therapeutics and collaborating institutions have found a way to protect beta cells from destruction -- a...

Are We Really Getting Close To Prevent Alzheimer's Completely?

Jun 4, 2017 9:00 am
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A new DNA vaccine when delivered to the skin prompts an immune response that produces antibodies to protect against toxic proteins associated with Alz...

Gene Therapy A Promising Future But Still Quite Pricey

May 31, 2017 12:00 pm
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A child in Europe has become the second individual ever to receive a commercial gene therapy, according to GlaxoSmithKline. The treatment, called Str...

Planned Clinical Trials for a New Gene Therapy That Can Save Children's Lives

May 31, 2017 11:00 am
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Approximately 250 babies are born in the U.S. each year with Type 1 SMA. Another 5,000 children have a Type 2 SMA, a milder form of the disease that A...

Gene silencing offers an option for treating neurological disorders.

May 29, 2017 8:00 pm
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In two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be ...

First Approved Treatment for a Rare Disease Using Stem Cells

May 25, 2017 12:00 pm
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GSK, Fondazione Telethon and Ospedale San Raffaele gain approval to provide life-saving gene therapy to patients. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Fondazione...

Nanopores Open A Window For Early Cancer Detection

May 17, 2017 10:00 am
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Detecting cancer early, just as changes are beginning in DNA, could enhance diagnosis and treatment as well as further our understanding of the diseas...

The developmental step our brains make to better understand the world.

May 9, 2017 10:00 am
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When we are around four years old we suddenly start to understand that other people think and that their view of the world is often different from our...

How One Genetic Test Can Determine Liver Cirrhosis Risk

Apr 26, 2017 9:00 am
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An international research group led by scientists at the Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research, in developing the first genetic predictor...

Scientists Learn from Viruses how to Manipulate CRISPR

Apr 25, 2017 9:00 am
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TSRI Scientists Reveal How Viruses Disable Bacterial Immune Systems LA JOLLA, CA – March 28, 2017 – Picture bacteria and viruses locked...

'Trojan Horse' to Repair Congenital Hearing Loss

Apr 21, 2017 7:00 pm
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There are more than 300 genetic defects that have been found to prevent the hair cells in the human inner ear, the sensory cells of the ear as it were...

Innovative Methods To Identify Cancer Lethal Points

Apr 6, 2017 9:00 am
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Genetic mutations that cause cancer also weaken cancer cells, creating an opportunity for researchers to develop drugs that will selectively kill them...

Researchers make discovery that could increase plant yield in wake of looming phosph

Mar 28, 2017 3:00 pm
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Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a ...

New Promising Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

Mar 27, 2017 7:00 pm
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Researchers from Imperial College London and their colleagues, who conducted the trial, say the twice-a-year treatment could be safely given with or w...

A New Step Towards Designed Babies

Mar 26, 2017 7:00 pm
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Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn – or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects. Chinese ...

Analyzing the Genetic Background to T Cell Exhaustion

Mar 22, 2017 6:00 pm
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One reason we survive into adulthood is that cell-killing T cells usually recognize and eliminate cancerous or pathogen-infected cells. But prolong...

Using Gene Therapy to Treat Parkinson's

Mar 7, 2017 10:00 am
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A genetic 'switch' has been discovered by MRC researchers at the University of Leicester which could help to prevent or delay the symptoms of ...

A single Mutation May Enhance Immunity Against Flavivirus

Mar 5, 2017 6:00 pm
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A mutation that impacts changes in the shape of an essential viral protein may influence the infectivity of West Nile and other viruses in the flavivi...


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