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Targeted Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ: TGEN) will report its second quarter 2008 financial results before the open of the financial markets on Wednesday, August 6, 2008.
A recent study conducted by US researchers revealed that gene therapy could result in recession of a rare neurological disorder in children.
University of Pittsburgh investigators have for the first time used gene therapy to successfully treat heart failure and other degenerative muscle problems in an animal model that is genetically susceptible to a human muscular dystrophy. Reporting in the Oct. 25 edition of the journal Circulation, the authors say that this is the first successful attempt to deliver a therapeutic gene throughout the body.
A common virus that is harmless to people can destroy cancerous cells in the body and might be developed into a new cancer therapy, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
Trial should lead way to new approaches to treating arthritis and other common, non-lethal diseases, researchers report in online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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