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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.
Improved gene editing technique can successfully cut out undesirable genetic information

Improved gene editing technique can successfully cut out undesirable genetic information

CRISPR-Cas9 protein can help increase targeting accuracy in genome editing process

CRISPR-Cas9 protein can help increase targeting accuracy in genome editing process

Newly identified gene variant may offer potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Newly identified gene variant may offer potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop new type of transposase protein with improved biochemical properties

Researchers develop new type of transposase protein with improved biochemical properties

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

OHSU receives $2.1 million to develop new vaccine additives for tropical viruses

OHSU receives $2.1 million to develop new vaccine additives for tropical viruses

Study identifies a kinase as potential target to treat heart failure

Study identifies a kinase as potential target to treat heart failure

Researchers develop new therapeutic concept for treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy

Researchers develop new therapeutic concept for treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy

New collaborative effort focuses on therapeutic research for CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

New collaborative effort focuses on therapeutic research for CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

Researchers make progress toward gene-based strategies to treat inherited neurometabolic diseases

Researchers make progress toward gene-based strategies to treat inherited neurometabolic diseases

Gut microbiome altered by burn injury and influenced by fluid resuscitation, study shows

Gut microbiome altered by burn injury and influenced by fluid resuscitation, study shows

Discovery in monkeys could pave way for treatment of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome

Discovery in monkeys could pave way for treatment of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome

New NPO formed to accelerate development of therapies for Shankopathies

New NPO formed to accelerate development of therapies for Shankopathies

New collaboration aims to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and HIV

New collaboration aims to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and HIV

New research center will encompass a myriad of muscle science and disease investigations

New research center will encompass a myriad of muscle science and disease investigations

Adding plant-based compound to gene therapy could improve treatment outcomes

Adding plant-based compound to gene therapy could improve treatment outcomes

Scientists successfully create age-resistant mice with hyper-long telomeres

Scientists successfully create age-resistant mice with hyper-long telomeres

CRISPR helps find difficult to detect cancer cells

CRISPR helps find difficult to detect cancer cells

New cancer treatment developed at Yale

New cancer treatment developed at Yale

Ophthalmologists honored at AAO 2019 for exceptional service in medical and surgical eye care

Ophthalmologists honored at AAO 2019 for exceptional service in medical and surgical eye care