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Gene therapy is an experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent disease. In the future, this technique may allow doctors to treat a disorder by inserting a gene into a patient’s cells instead of using drugs or surgery.
Human cells can change their original function to battle against diabetes

Human cells can change their original function to battle against diabetes

New process efficiently reprograms stem cells in one step using measles virus vector

New process efficiently reprograms stem cells in one step using measles virus vector

Simple drug cocktail converts neighboring glial cells into functional new neurons

Simple drug cocktail converts neighboring glial cells into functional new neurons

New DNA-based nanomachines can be used for gene therapy of cancer

New DNA-based nanomachines can be used for gene therapy of cancer

Researcher studies how sickle cell disease affects blood flow and oxygen delivery

Researcher studies how sickle cell disease affects blood flow and oxygen delivery

A new treatment for Chlamydia via Canadian researchers

A new treatment for Chlamydia via Canadian researchers

Researchers develop new way to prevent and treat Chlamydia

Researchers develop new way to prevent and treat Chlamydia

Study shows promise for future prostate cancer treatment

Study shows promise for future prostate cancer treatment

Oxford Genetics signs licensing agreement with Aldevron to market lentiviral packaging plasmids

Oxford Genetics signs licensing agreement with Aldevron to market lentiviral packaging plasmids

Megaphages detected in the intestinal tract of humans who eat high-fiber, low-fat diet

Megaphages detected in the intestinal tract of humans who eat high-fiber, low-fat diet

Stand Up To Cancer creates Dream Team focused on finding therapies for T-cell lymphoma

Stand Up To Cancer creates Dream Team focused on finding therapies for T-cell lymphoma

NIH grants awarded to Nanoscope to recruit talent and develop optogenetic delivery platforms

NIH grants awarded to Nanoscope to recruit talent and develop optogenetic delivery platforms

New class of antisense oligonucleotide therapeutics tested in humans

New class of antisense oligonucleotide therapeutics tested in humans

CMV vaccine provides a new way to fight malaria

CMV vaccine provides a new way to fight malaria

Mouse studies challenge 'inhibition' theory of autism

Mouse studies challenge 'inhibition' theory of autism

Scientists develop new gene therapy that prevents axon destruction in mice

Scientists develop new gene therapy that prevents axon destruction in mice

Novel gene therapy could dampen drug-induced side effect in Parkinson's patients

Novel gene therapy could dampen drug-induced side effect in Parkinson's patients

New method modifies blood stem cells to reverse genetic mutation that causes IPEX

New method modifies blood stem cells to reverse genetic mutation that causes IPEX

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease

Research provides clues for understanding and optimizing bone marrow transplants

Research provides clues for understanding and optimizing bone marrow transplants