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Gene Transfer is the insertion of genetic material into a cell.
BDNF gene shows promise as target for treating obesity

BDNF gene shows promise as target for treating obesity

Small magnetic particles navigate therapeutic genes through the body

Small magnetic particles navigate therapeutic genes through the body

Breakthrough in human papillomavirus research

Breakthrough in human papillomavirus research

Gene therapy shows potential against HIV

Gene therapy shows potential against HIV

Boosting its infectivity turns benign virus into good gene therapy carrier for cystic fibrosis

Boosting its infectivity turns benign virus into good gene therapy carrier for cystic fibrosis

New device decreases wait times for patients needing immunotherapy

New device decreases wait times for patients needing immunotherapy

Most support Alzheimer's research based on family consent

Most support Alzheimer's research based on family consent

Discovery of new way for bacteria to transfer toxic genes to unrelated bacterial species

Discovery of new way for bacteria to transfer toxic genes to unrelated bacterial species

Blocking mechanism found for antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Blocking mechanism found for antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Genes involved in antibiotic resistance vary within a species

Genes involved in antibiotic resistance vary within a species

Gene therapy used to treat periodontal disease

Gene therapy used to treat periodontal disease

Gene therapy used to alleviate sickle cell disease pathology

Gene therapy used to alleviate sickle cell disease pathology

New analysis of the mechanisms that drive evolution in viruses and bacteria

New analysis of the mechanisms that drive evolution in viruses and bacteria

A virus-infecting virus

A virus-infecting virus

New way to limit gene transfer and expression

New way to limit gene transfer and expression

Adult human stem cells shown not to pose a cancer risk when implanted into different organs

Adult human stem cells shown not to pose a cancer risk when implanted into different organs

Gene therapy restores vision in patients with rare congenital blindness

Gene therapy restores vision in patients with rare congenital blindness

Novel approach may lead to safer delivery of genetic therapies

Novel approach may lead to safer delivery of genetic therapies

Researchers discover signaling system that halts the growth of a childhood brain cancer

Researchers discover signaling system that halts the growth of a childhood brain cancer

New insight into the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease

New insight into the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease