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2014-07-21 08:29:00

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cell Culture Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge), by Reagent (Media, Sera, Growth Factors, Serum Free Media), by Application (Cancer Research, Gene Therapy, Drug Development, Vaccine Production, Toxicity Testing) - Global Forecast to...

2014-07-10 12:45:13

Salk Institute New results ease previous concerns that gene-editing techniques—used to develop therapies for genetic diseases—could add unwanted mutations to stem cells. The ability to switch out one gene for another in a line of living stem cells has only crossed from science fiction to reality within this decade. As with any new technology, it brings with it both promise—the hope of fixing disease-causing genes in humans, for example—as well as questions and safety concerns....

2014-07-07 12:28:59

Engineered Cells Known As CTL019 Are the First Therapy of Their Kind to Obtain Designation PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Pennsylvania-developed personalized immunotherapy has been awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy designation for the treatment of relapsed and refractory adult and pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The investigational therapy, known as CTL019, is the first personalized cellular therapy for the...

2014-06-25 23:00:47

Eighth annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents to find a cure. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Over 300 volunteers from across Connecticut and beyond came together on Saturday, June 21 at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event, raising over $300,000 to benefit Stamford’s Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) in the fight against cancer. Participants spent the morning swimming half-mile, 1.5-mile or three-mile courses in the...

2014-06-24 08:32:14

Pioneering Angiogenic Gene Therapy for the Potential Treatment of Millions of Patients with Heart Disease Worldwide SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) will report today at the Biotechnology Industry Organization's 2014 BIO International Convention on a pre-specified interim analysis from its international ASPIRE Phase 3 registration clinical study of Generx(®) Ad5FGF-4, Cardium Therapeutics' angiogenic gene...

2014-06-23 08:27:25

LEVERKUSEN, Germany, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare (Bayer) and Dimension Therapeutics, a company focused on developing novel adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy treatments for rare diseases, have entered into a collaboration for the development and commercialization of a novel gene therapy for the treatment of hemophilia A. "Bayer is a worldwide leader in the treatment of hemophilia A and we are highly committed to advancing innovative treatment options for...

2014-06-19 08:28:26

RICHMOND, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced the appointment of H. Stewart Parker to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Parker, who founded and served as President and CEO of Targeted Genetics Corporation, brings more than 30 years of experience in the biotechnology industry, including 16 years of specific experience in cell and gene therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130102/SF35903LOGO "We are very pleased to...

2014-06-18 23:10:57

OMICS Group International is pleased to announce the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Cell & Gene Therapy to be held during October 27-29, 2014 in Las Vegas, USA. Cell Therapy conference takes the opportunity to explore the cell and magnify the therapeutization potential on the application grounds of genetic knowhow. Henderson, NV (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Cell Therapy-2014 is a remarkable event which brings together research eminent from the expertise of cell and gene...

2014-06-18 08:29:50

AMSTERDAM and PETACH TIKVA, Israel, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uniQure N.V. (Nasdaq: QURE), a leader in human gene therapy, and Medison Pharma Ltd., Israel's leading international healthcare marketing group, today announced an exclusive distribution agreement under which Medison will market Glybera(R), uniQure's gene therapy product for the treatment of lipoprotein lipase deficiency (LPLD), in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Medison will also be responsible for...

2014-06-18 04:21:16

Unique Immuno-Oncolytic Therapy Gets Closer to a More Effective, Safer Cancer Treatment and Potential Cure CLEVELAND, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --­­ Western Oncolytics Ltd., a biotech company specializing in immuno-oncolytic cancer therapies, has closed $275,000 in seed funding. The proceeds are planned to set a path toward clinical trials and execute initial manufacturing for its novel virus-based cancer therapy, which delivers genes to guide the immune system to kill...


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