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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.
Insight into cancer cells' own first aid could provide the basis for new immunotherapy

Insight into cancer cells' own first aid could provide the basis for new immunotherapy

Using gene therapy to mimic the effects of physical exercise

Using gene therapy to mimic the effects of physical exercise

Gene editing shows potential to correct mutations causing inherited retinal degeneration

Gene editing shows potential to correct mutations causing inherited retinal degeneration

New therapeutic approach enables functional recovery after spinal cord injury in mice

New therapeutic approach enables functional recovery after spinal cord injury in mice

Myelin‐specific T cells implicated in central nervous system disease in monkeys

Myelin‐specific T cells implicated in central nervous system disease in monkeys

OXGENE introduces SLIM platform for discovery of antibodies against membrane proteins

OXGENE introduces SLIM platform for discovery of antibodies against membrane proteins

Study finds association between severity of COVID-19 and shorter telomeres

Study finds association between severity of COVID-19 and shorter telomeres

Gene therapy can effectively treat mice with tuberous sclerosis complex, shows study

Gene therapy can effectively treat mice with tuberous sclerosis complex, shows study

Huntington’s disease mutant gene affects brain and body growth in childhood

Huntington’s disease mutant gene affects brain and body growth in childhood

Study presents novel gene therapy for deafness

Study presents novel gene therapy for deafness

Researchers create new polymer to deliver DNA and RNA-based therapies for diseases

Researchers create new polymer to deliver DNA and RNA-based therapies for diseases

Thermo Fisher announces construction of new cGMP plasmid DNA manufacturing facility

Thermo Fisher announces construction of new cGMP plasmid DNA manufacturing facility

Study reveals innovative gene therapy approach to regenerate functional new neurons

Study reveals innovative gene therapy approach to regenerate functional new neurons

New data shows encouraging results for patients with neuro-degenerative blinding eye disease

New data shows encouraging results for patients with neuro-degenerative blinding eye disease

Researchers identify adenovirus gene therapy for placental insufficiency

Researchers identify adenovirus gene therapy for placental insufficiency

Takeda brings innovative pipeline portfolio to patients for sustained revenue growth

Takeda brings innovative pipeline portfolio to patients for sustained revenue growth

GlycoNet scientists secure up to $4 million US investment to advance regenerative medicine

GlycoNet scientists secure up to $4 million US investment to advance regenerative medicine

Study finds surprising link between ALS, FTD and Huntington's disease-associated mutation

Study finds surprising link between ALS, FTD and Huntington's disease-associated mutation

Using gene therapy to achieve the positive health effects of physical exercise

Using gene therapy to achieve the positive health effects of physical exercise

Researchers discover why older adults are more susceptible to heart disease

Researchers discover why older adults are more susceptible to heart disease