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Gene Therapy News

Tiny lipid bubbles could deliver gene editing kit to your tissues

Phys.org - 08-Oct-2020

Will make it easier to target treatment to specific locations in the body

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90 % of herpes simplex virus 1 eliminated in infected cells

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 19-Aug-2020

Successful in mice, new approach may ease immune burden of herpes in humans in the future

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$95M raised by Taysha for clinical trials of four new gene therapies

FierceBiotech - 05-Aug-2020

Company has gathered support from investors to quickly lead therapies to clinic then market

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Scientists go where no gene-editing tool has gone before

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 14-Jul-2020

DddA able to target mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) by splitting in half and hitching a ride

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Company introduces 'gene writing', to surpass CRISPR's limitations

Wired - 07-Jul-2020

New class of gene editors set to remove hurdles of traditional gene therapy

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Gene editing lowered blood level cholesterol and triglycerides in monkeys

New York Times - 27-Jun-2020

Could prevent not only the complications but the heart disease per se in the future

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CRISPR gene editing to cure beta thalassaemia and sickle cell disease

New Scientist - 12-Jun-2020

Didn't change the inherited faulty gene, but gene to switch on fetal haemoglobin production

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Phase 1 clinical trial for type 1 diabetes cell therapy comes closer

Medical Xpress - 03-Jun-2020

A world-first novel technology to treat the disease is now within reach

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Automated manufacturing of custom-engineered cell lines

News Medical - 20-May-2020

This technology is very promising and has an enormous potential

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Follistatin gene therapy to combat osteoarthritis and obesity

Next Big Future - 16-May-2020

This new approach doubled muscle mass in mice, reduced its fat

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Mapping gene expression regulation in yeast to understand ageing

Google AI Blog - 29-Apr-2020

Made possible by Calico's research expertise and Google AI's machine learning tech

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CRISPR-Cas9 variants, key to overcoming major limitation in gene editing system

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 31-Mar-2020

Entire genome now targetable, open to interventions for use in combating diseases

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Fixing the genes to cure inherited blindness

Guardian - 04-Mar-2020

Crispr gene editing is a great but a dangerous tool

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First gene therapy for a rare eye disease, now NHS-approved

BBC - 17-Feb-2020

This life-changing new gene therapy will halt sight loss and improve vision

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CRISPR gene editing to help immune cells target and kill cancer

New Scientist - 06-Feb-2020

First CRISPR cancer trial in the world publish its promising findings

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Chinese scientist tried genome editing on embryos

Guardian - 31-Dec-2019

Research of He Jiankui was a violation of medical regulations

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Scientists identify multiple genes responsible for keeping cancer cells alive

Independent - 20-Dec-2019

If combined they can form the largest database of genetic information on cancer

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NIH and Gates Foundation to invest $100 million each to develop gene therapies

Time Magazine - 24-Nov-2019

New hope for the 37.9 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS

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CRISPR technology edited plant cells after being sprayed on their leaves

New Scientist - 01-Nov-2019

Can get into animal cells, so I wonder if this could be used with humans in future?

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Prime editing as a way of "editing" genes

BBC - 21-Oct-2019

There are around 75,000 mutations caused by DNA errors and prime editing can correct 89% of them

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