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Over the past year, researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and around the world, have been studying a group of potent antibodies that have the ability to neutralize HIV in the lab; their hope is that they may learn how to create a vaccine that makes antibodies with similar properties.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have shown that it is safe to cut and paste together different viruses in an effort to create the ultimate vehicle for gene therapy.
In a kind of molecular gymnastics, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have devised a gene therapy cocktail that has the potential to treat some inherited diseases associated with "misfolded" proteins.
--Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Study Advances New Strategy for Gene Therapy-- PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using an innovative gene therapy technique called genome editing that hones in on the precise location of mutated DNA, scientists have treated the blood clotting disorder hemophilia in mice.
AMSTERDAM, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dossier Re-Examination Process Initiated Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, today announced that it has received an opinion on its Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for Glybera(R) (alipogene tiparvovec) as a potential therapy for Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency ("LPLD").
FORT LEE, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurologix, Inc.
AMSTERDAM, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today the results from studies exploring the role of adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors for the efficient delivery of short and micro RNA to inhibit disease by RNA interference.
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