Gene Therapy (104 News)

Genetic Engineering Promises to Improve Bone Marrow Transplants

Mar 10, 2019 1:00 pm
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Queensland researchers have conducted Australia’s first clinical trial using genetically engineered immune cells to make bone marrow transpla...

A New CRISPR/Cas9 Therapy Can Suppress Aging, Opening Door for Better Understanding of Aging in Humans

Feb 26, 2019 1:00 pm
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Aging is a leading risk factor for a number of debilitating conditions, including heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease, to name a few....

Reprogrammed Human Pancreatic Cells Treat Diabetes in Mice

Feb 19, 2019 12:00 pm
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The human pancreas harbours several types of endocrine cells (α, β, δ, ε and ϒ) that produce different hormones resp...

A New Target Offers a Promising Treatment for Stroke Patients

Feb 18, 2019 12:00 pm
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Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke and available therapies, such as clot busting drugs or clot removal devices, are fo...

CRISPR/Cas9 to Reduce the Impacts of Schistosomiasis and Liver Fluke Infection

Jan 24, 2019 12:00 pm
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WASHINGTON (Jan. 15, 2019) — For the first time, researchers at the George Washington University (GW), together with colleagues at institutes...

A Promising New Viral Gene Therapy for Nerve Damage in Mice

Jan 22, 2019 3:00 pm
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Nerve axons serve as the wiring of the nervous system, sending electrical signals that control movement and sense of touch. When axons are damaged,...

Using CRISPR to Modify Pig Genome Shows Promise Against Deadly Disease

Jan 3, 2019 1:00 pm
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Chinese scientists recently reported that they have developed genetically modified pigs that are immune from the classical swine fever virus (CSFV)...

CRISPRa Fights Obesity Without Edits to Genome

Dec 29, 2018 2:00 pm
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A weighty new study shows that CRISPR therapies can cut fat without cutting DNA. In a paper published Dec. 13, 2018, in the journal Science, UC San...

"SLCs" A Group of Genes Could Play Critical Roles in Atherosclerosis and Inflammatory Diseases

Dec 25, 2018 1:00 pm
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A group of genes that has been largely ignored by scientists could play critical roles in atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), inflammation...

The Largest Study of Its Kind Discovers 11 New Genes Associated with Epilepsy

Dec 13, 2018 12:00 pm
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The largest study of its kind, led by international researchers including scientists at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), has discovered...

Removing RCAN1 Gene Might Be A Novel Approach Against Obesity

Dec 6, 2018 11:00 am
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It sounds too good to be true, but a novel approach that might allow you to eat as much food as you want without gaining weight could be a reality ...

Microparticles Offer a Promising Treatment for Some Blood Disorders

Dec 4, 2018 11:00 am
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Gene therapy holds a lot of promise in medicine. If we could safely alter our own DNA, we might eliminate diseases our ancestors passed down to us....

Gene Therapy Leads to "Adaptive Rewiring" in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Dec 3, 2018 1:00 pm
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A gene therapy treatment for Parkinson’s disease appears to relieve symptoms by rewiring the brain circuits involved in movement. People...

A New Syndrome Uncovers the First Evidence Linking ODC1 Mutation and Developmental Problems in Humans

Dec 1, 2018 11:00 am
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A Michigan State University pediatric researcher and a Spectrum Health physician have identified a new genetic syndrome in a 3-year-old girl who, f...

New CRISPR Design Provides a Broad Platform for Fast, off-the-Shelf Genome Engineering

Oct 9, 2018 9:00 am
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An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The sim...

CRISPR Gene-Editing Technique May Help Stopping Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Progression

Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am
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DALLAS – Aug. 30, 2018 – Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystroph...

The Artificial Cellular Compartments Present a New Era for Scientific Research

Sep 4, 2018 1:00 pm
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How to install new capabilities in cells without interfering with their metabolic processes? A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) a...

A New Obstacle Facing The Use of Gene Editing in Embryos

Aug 27, 2018 12:00 pm
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New research led by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide has uncovered a significant hur...

Only Sequencing Fetal DNA is Enough !!

Aug 11, 2018 12:00 pm
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Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by...

Genome Editing of PCSK9 in Liver Leads to Stable Reduction in Serum Cholesterol

Jul 22, 2018 10:00 am
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Genome Editing Reduces Cholesterol in Large Animal Model, Laying the Groundwork for In-Human Trials. Penn study finds genome editing in non-human p...


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