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Latest Gene therapy Stories

2012-05-25 09:44:40

The scientific and technological literature is abuzz with nanotechnology and its manufacturing and medical applications.

2012-05-24 21:23:11

Severe combined immunodeficiency is defect in the immune system that results in a loss of the adaptive immune cells known as B cells and T cells.

2012-05-15 12:46:59

A DNA-covered submicroscopic bead used to deliver genes or drugs directly into cells to treat disease appears to have therapeutic value just by showing up.

2012-05-15 09:33:03

A number of studies have shown that it is possible to lengthen the average life of individuals of many species, including mammals, by acting on specific genes.

2012-05-10 22:51:18

Scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at the University of Edinburgh have discovered an enzyme that corrects the most common mistake in mammalian DNA.

2012-05-08 15:27:53

Gene therapy strategies to prevent and treat inherited diseases of the retina that can cause blindness have progressed rapidly.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.