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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 CRISPR-based tool can snip out faulty genes and replace them with new ones

New CRISPR-based tool can snip out faulty genes and replace them with new ones

New family of adeno-associated viral vectors found to be better at delivering genetic cargo

New family of adeno-associated viral vectors found to be better at delivering genetic cargo

Rice bioengineer receives support for brain cancer research

Rice bioengineer receives support for brain cancer research

Scientists explore links between survival motor neuron protein and sarcopenia

Scientists explore links between survival motor neuron protein and sarcopenia

IVI and Lemonex sign MOU to join forces on vaccine development

IVI and Lemonex sign MOU to join forces on vaccine development

Tissue nanotransfection shows promise as a treatment for traumatic muscle loss

Tissue nanotransfection shows promise as a treatment for traumatic muscle loss

What is the role of adenoviruses in human health?

What is the role of adenoviruses in human health?

New closed-loop gene therapy approach to treat brain circuit disorders

New closed-loop gene therapy approach to treat brain circuit disorders

Brain Canada Foundation funds future leaders in Canadian brain research

Brain Canada Foundation funds future leaders in Canadian brain research

Researchers use CRISPR-edited T cells to treat seriously ill children with resistant leukaemia

Researchers use CRISPR-edited T cells to treat seriously ill children with resistant leukaemia

Discovery points to a new understanding of Stargardt disease progression

Discovery points to a new understanding of Stargardt disease progression

Pioneering gene editing technique can repair faulty T cells in patients with CTLA-4 insufficiency

Pioneering gene editing technique can repair faulty T cells in patients with CTLA-4 insufficiency

New studies point to a broadly applicable treatment for neurodegenerative diseases

New studies point to a broadly applicable treatment for neurodegenerative diseases

UArizona researchers working on a less toxic treatment for deadly breast cancer

UArizona researchers working on a less toxic treatment for deadly breast cancer

New approach to immunotherapy provokes a robust anti-tumor immune response in preclinical models

New approach to immunotherapy provokes a robust anti-tumor immune response in preclinical models

Celebrating the Alderley Park Grand Opening

Celebrating the Alderley Park Grand Opening

New research could have major implications for minimally invasive, robotically delivered brain surgery

New research could have major implications for minimally invasive, robotically delivered brain surgery

Study shows how brain's sensitivity to regret may be altered in mood disorders

Study shows how brain's sensitivity to regret may be altered in mood disorders

The Emerging Field of Gene Therapy with Adeno-Associated Viruses

The Emerging Field of Gene Therapy with Adeno-Associated Viruses