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2014-06-10 13:27:17

Duke University Ubiquitous protein controls copying of resistant DNA Staph infections that become resistant to multiple antibiotics don't happen because the bacteria themselves adapt to the drugs, but because of a kind of genetic parasite they carry called a plasmid that helps its host survive the antibiotics. Plasmids are rings of bare DNA containing a handful of genes that are essentially freeloaders, borrowing most of what they need to live from their bacterial host. The plasmids...

2014-06-05 23:01:58

Barbara and Edward Netter awarded prestigious distinction by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Barbara Netter and her late husband Edward Netter – Greenwich residents and founders of Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) – were awarded the prestigious Distinguished Service Award by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The award – presented in Washington, DC before an audience of over...

2014-06-02 16:25:27

PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics, Inc., a late-stage gene therapy company developing treatments for a wide range of rare, debilitating diseases, announced today that company leadership will present at three healthcare investor meetings in June. -- 2014 Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference, New York City, June 5 Jeffrey D. Marrazzo, co-founder and CEO of Spark, will present on Spark's leadership in the advancement of potentially curative,...

2014-05-28 16:26:41

Groundbreaking Nature Publication Describes Successful ZFN Driven Genome Editing in Long-Term Repopulating Stem Cells Necessary for Clinical Translation RICHMOND, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today the publication in Nature of data demonstrating efficient zinc finger nuclease (ZFN)-mediated, targeted gene insertion that resulted in correction of the genetic defect in stem cells from an individual with X-linked severe combined...

2014-05-27 16:25:11

Gene therapy leader to advance its deep pipeline of rare disease programs including its lead Phase 3 product candidate for RPE65-related blindness PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics, a late-stage company developing gene-based medicines for a wide range of rare, debilitating diseases, today announced the successful completion of a $72.8 million Series B financing led by Sofinnova Ventures. Joining Sofinnova as new investors in the company are Brookside...

2014-05-27 08:28:00

SB-728-T-Treated Subject Maintains Control of Viral Load for 45 Weeks Without Anti-Retroviral Drugs RICHMOND, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that data from clinical, preclinical and research-stage programs focused on the development of ZFP Therapeutics(®) were outlined in several presentations and posters at the 17th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) from May 21-24, 2014....

2014-05-22 23:03:22

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Gene Therapy Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/gene-therapy-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Gene therapy involves use of DNA as a pharmaceutical agent to treat diseases. It is one of the most important developments in the field of medicine that has potential to treat various...

2014-05-13 12:33:31

Researchers from Nexus Spine LLC and Brigham Young University have Developed New, High-Tech Device for Transferring DNA into Cells WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ability to transfer a gene or DNA sequence from one animal into the genome of another plays a critical role in a wide range of medical research--including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/DC39790LOGO But the traditional method of transferring...

2014-05-13 08:33:50

Gene therapy leader will house business operations and manufacturing in a growing and dynamic biotech hub PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics, a late-stage company developing gene-based medicines for a wide range of debilitating diseases, announced today that it has signed a real estate agreement to open its permanent headquarters in West Philadelphia. Spark, which was spun out of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in October 2013 along with a $50 million...

2014-05-09 12:26:39

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3xg7sj/transfection) has announced the addition of the "Transfection Technology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Transfection is a process that involves production of genetically modified cells with the delivery of foreign nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) into the...


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