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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.
New gene therapy approach offers promise for treating eye disease

New gene therapy approach offers promise for treating eye disease

Basic concepts lay the foundation for personalized immunotherapy

Basic concepts lay the foundation for personalized immunotherapy

New findings could pave the way for more effective, safer and cheaper gene therapy

New findings could pave the way for more effective, safer and cheaper gene therapy

New method of repairing damage to optic nerve offers hope for people with glaucoma-related sight loss

New method of repairing damage to optic nerve offers hope for people with glaucoma-related sight loss

Texas Heart Institute to participate in a study to treat ARDS in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Texas Heart Institute to participate in a study to treat ARDS in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

NIH project aims to maximize efficiency of AAV platform for gene therapy

NIH project aims to maximize efficiency of AAV platform for gene therapy

Somatic mutation may act as a natural gene therapy in patients with rare autosomal disease

Somatic mutation may act as a natural gene therapy in patients with rare autosomal disease

Researchers use aerosolized molecules to shut down proteins generated by coronavirus

Researchers use aerosolized molecules to shut down proteins generated by coronavirus

New data highlights safety concerns on rAAV vectors used in gene therapy

New data highlights safety concerns on rAAV vectors used in gene therapy

New method using light-activated liposomes is safer, more direct to deliver CRISPR gene therapy

New method using light-activated liposomes is safer, more direct to deliver CRISPR gene therapy

Pitt neuroscientists uncover additional complexities behind sensation of pain from light touch

Pitt neuroscientists uncover additional complexities behind sensation of pain from light touch

Dietary induction of hepatocyte regeneration may be a viable strategy to enhance gene repair

Dietary induction of hepatocyte regeneration may be a viable strategy to enhance gene repair

Semi-automated approach accelerates artificial organoid growth and selection

Semi-automated approach accelerates artificial organoid growth and selection

Repairing brain damage caused by MS

Repairing brain damage caused by MS

PhoreMost and Oxford Biomedica collaborate to develop next-generation CAR-T cell therapies

PhoreMost and Oxford Biomedica collaborate to develop next-generation CAR-T cell therapies

Researchers to develop new optogenetic tools for biology and medicine

Researchers to develop new optogenetic tools for biology and medicine

Scientists use gene therapy to regenerate damaged optic nerve fibers

Scientists use gene therapy to regenerate damaged optic nerve fibers

Research projects receive BTCA grants to develop novel drugs for various diseases

Research projects receive BTCA grants to develop novel drugs for various diseases

Newly developed light-sensing protein restores vision in blind mice

Newly developed light-sensing protein restores vision in blind mice

New DNA-cutting tool could advance gene editing for novel treatments

New DNA-cutting tool could advance gene editing for novel treatments