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2011-01-05 22:55:33

Described in Human Gene Therapy A new, simplified method for producing large amounts of viral vector cassettes capable of shuttling genes into host cells will help advance the promising field of gene therapy as applications move into large animal studies and human clinical trials. The novel adeno-associated virus (AAV) production method is described in an article published Instant Online ahead of publication in Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc....

2011-01-04 00:00:39

Why wonder when you can get results now at Any Lab Test Now® Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 03, 2011 With out of wedlock birth rates in the US on the rise Any Lab Test Now® offers legally-admissible paternity tests that can be used in a court of law. The test results can also be used as evidence needed to complete a birth certificate or Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity, or add a child to a father's medical or social security benefits program. "In 2008, a record 41% of...

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2010-12-22 09:20:00

You know when you're watching a pirated film downloaded from the Internet "” there's no mistaking the fuzzy footage, or the guy in the front row getting up for popcorn. Despite the poor quality, pirated video is a serious problem around the world. Criminal copyright infringement occurs on a massive scale over the Internet, costing the film industry "” and the U.S. economy "” billions of dollars annually. Now Dr. Alex Bronstein of Tel Aviv University's Department of...

2010-12-07 01:52:45

Vector-gene combination developed at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and UCL is central to latest clinical trial of gene therapy as a possible tool to provide long-term relief from disabling bleeds Investigators report no evidence of toxicity in the four hemophilia B patients enrolled to date in a gene therapy trial using a vector under development at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and UCL (University College London) to correct the inherited bleeding disorder. This trial was...

2010-12-02 00:00:00

AMSTERDAM, December 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (AMT) Holding N.V. (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the development of gene-based therapies, today announced that it has amended and restated its licensing agreement with Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) for gene therapy applications incorporating the GDNF (glial cell derived neurotrophic factor) gene, to which Amgen holds rights. Financial terms were not disclosed. The GDNF gene contains the information to...

2010-11-07 10:47:03

Scientists present latest research findings on the public's understanding, use, and attitudes toward personalized genetic testing at ASHG 60th Annual Meeting Thousands of the world's top scientists and clinicians in the human genetics field will convene to present their latest research findings at the American Society of Human Genetics 60th Annual Meeting, which will be held November 2-6, 2010, in Washington, D.C. A number of scientific presentations at this year's meeting will provide...

2010-10-25 07:30:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neurologix, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NRGX) today announced that a landmark paper, published on October 20th in Science Translational Medicine demonstrating the importance of the p11 gene in modulating depression in mice, utilized a gene therapy approach to reverse depression in mice for which the Company holds exclusive development rights. Based on the findings reported in the paper, gene therapy may have potential as a new treatment...

2010-10-25 03:39:00

AMSTERDAM, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (AMT) Holding N.V. (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the development of gene based therapies, today announced that its gene therapy product incorporating siRNA sequences into microRNA scaffolds to silence Apolipoprotein B100 (AAV-miApoB) was able to significantly lower plasma cholesterol levels in vivo over a period of 18 weeks. These preliminary results suggest that this approach could lead to a treatment...

2010-10-12 17:18:09

 Direct-to-consumer personal genetic profiling services that claim to predict people's health risks by analysing their DNA are often inconclusive and companies that sell them should provide better information about the evidence on which the results are based, says the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, in a new report on the ethics of so-called personalised healthcare services. The report says that claims that these services are leading to a new era of "Ëœpersonalised healthcare'...

2010-10-07 13:43:07

The introduction of a new, fully characterized viral vector for use as reference material to help standardize gene therapy protocols in research applications and human clinical trials is described in an article in Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com). The article, which is published online ahead of print, is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/hum The growing popularity in the gene therapy community of using recombinant...


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