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2014-06-12 08:30:19

SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM), announced today that Cardium Therapeutics will announce interim results on the Generx(®) angiogenic gene therapy product candidate international ASPIRE Phase 3 registration study at the 2014 BIO International Convention. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), this year's global event for biotechnology will take place June 23-26 at the San Diego Convention Center...

2014-06-10 12:32:05

Internationally recognized physician-scientists joining fight against devastating childhood diseases as hospital expands clinical and basic science research MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to leadership positions. Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the St. Jude Department of Hematology. He was recruited...

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...

2014-06-03 23:03:40

Eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents in the fight against cancer. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Across Connecticut, residents intent on conquering cancer are preparing to swim the Long Island Sound to raise funds, bolster awareness and seek out a cure at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America (SAA) benefiting the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). On Saturday, June 21, hundreds of swimmers and philanthropists will unite...

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 15:22:17

Aarhus University Aarhus University has developed a technology that uses the HIV virus as a tool in the fight against hereditary diseases For the first time researchers have succeeded in altering HIV virus particles so that they can simultaneously, as it were, 'cut and paste' in our genome via biological processes. Developed at the Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University, the technology makes it possible to repair genomes in a new way. It also offers good perspectives for...

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...


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