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2011-10-12 23:11:52

For the first time, scientists have cleanly corrected a human gene mutation in a patient's stem cells.

2011-08-15 22:33:32

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.

2011-07-08 00:00:00

AMSTERDAM, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that it has filed a request for re-examination of the Marketing Authorisation Application for Glybera(R)with the European Medicines Agency.

2011-06-28 12:41:44

A Washington State University student's undergraduate research is challenging a widely held assumption on the best way to analyze old DNA in anthropological and forensic investigations.


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