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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.
A class of proteins shown to be effective in reducing drug-seeking behaviors

A class of proteins shown to be effective in reducing drug-seeking behaviors

New study focuses on promise of gene therapy for Amish nemaline myopathy

New study focuses on promise of gene therapy for Amish nemaline myopathy

Pioneering research takes major step forward in the fight against cystic fibrosis

Pioneering research takes major step forward in the fight against cystic fibrosis

Breakthrough in stem cell research could lead to cure for cystic fibrosis

Breakthrough in stem cell research could lead to cure for cystic fibrosis

Researchers discover new, rare type of cell in the human airway

Researchers discover new, rare type of cell in the human airway

Tests show Drexel's polymer crystal nanocapsules can last longer in bloodstream

Tests show Drexel's polymer crystal nanocapsules can last longer in bloodstream

Researchers use guide RNAs to improve base editing system

Researchers use guide RNAs to improve base editing system

Rt Hon Baroness Boothroyd launches Fight for Sight campaign to raise awareness of eye health

Rt Hon Baroness Boothroyd launches Fight for Sight campaign to raise awareness of eye health

OHSU researchers discover disease in monkeys that mimics childhood neurodegenerative disorder

OHSU researchers discover disease in monkeys that mimics childhood neurodegenerative disorder

Newer version of ALS drug may effectively treat inherited form of the disease

Newer version of ALS drug may effectively treat inherited form of the disease

Gene therapy may hold potential to treat people with spinal cord injuries

Gene therapy may hold potential to treat people with spinal cord injuries

Staggering prices slow insurers’ coverage of CAR-T cancer therapy

Staggering prices slow insurers’ coverage of CAR-T cancer therapy

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can cause greater genetic damage than previously thought

CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can cause greater genetic damage than previously thought

Researchers use genome editing to reduce cholesterol levels in animal model

Researchers use genome editing to reduce cholesterol levels in animal model

Researchers use gene therapy to cure obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice

Researchers use gene therapy to cure obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice

Gene therapy study shows promise for chronic kidney disease

Gene therapy study shows promise for chronic kidney disease

SATB1 protein important for maintaining pluripotency of hematopoietic stem cells

SATB1 protein important for maintaining pluripotency of hematopoietic stem cells

City of Hope receives $3.7 million from CIRM to develop phase 1 glioblastoma trial

City of Hope receives $3.7 million from CIRM to develop phase 1 glioblastoma trial

Glucose-based dietary supplement increases muscle-force in Duchenne muscular dystrophy mouse

Glucose-based dietary supplement increases muscle-force in Duchenne muscular dystrophy mouse