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2013-10-30 15:35:50

Scientists in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital have found a way to overcome one of the biggest obstacles to using viruses to deliver therapeutic genes: how to keep the immune system from neutralizing the virus before it can deliver its genetic payload. In a study published recently in Molecular Therapy, researchers found that giving subjects a treatment to temporarily rid the body of antibodies provides the virus safe passage to targeted cells, allowing it to release a...

2013-10-29 23:22:36

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2013-10-21 23:29:16

Cato Research regulatory expert William Lee, Ph.D., R.A.C., Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Cato Research, will present in San Francisco, California at the OMICS Group Conference, 3rd International Conference on Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Cato Research regulatory expert William Lee, Ph.D., R.A.C., Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Cato Research, will present in San Francisco, California at the OMICS Group Conference, 3rd...

2013-10-18 23:00:43

Co-founder and President Barbara Netter thanks donors for supporting ground-breaking and life-saving research. More than 100 prominent donors, scientists, biotech representatives, and physicians attended Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy’s “Achieving Cancer Remission with Cell and Gene Therapies” Tuesday night at the Harvard Club of New York City. New York, NY and Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 More than 100 prominent donors, scientists, biotech representatives, and physicians...

2013-10-16 11:53:21

Vitelliform macular dystrophy, also known as Best disease, is one of a group of vision-robbing conditions called bestrophinopathies that affect children and young adults. Caused by inherited mutations in the BEST1 gene, these diseases cause severe declines in central vision as patients age. With a new study, University of Pennsylvania researchers report "encouraging" findings that mark the first clear step in developing a gene therapy that could prevent vision loss or event restore vision...

2013-10-11 23:01:25

World-class Research Fellows and Physicians to Present at the Harvard Club Oct.15 New York, NY and Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), a not-for-profit dedicated exclusively to funding research for cancer treatments using cell and gene therapies, will host “Achieving Cancer Remission with Cell and Gene Therapies” on Tuesday, October 15 at the Harvard Club of New York City, 35 W. 44th Street. ACGT is renowned for devoting 100-percent of funds...

2013-10-11 12:01:09

A research team from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and other institutions has discovered a new genetic target for potential therapy of sickle cell disease (SCD). The target, called an enhancer, controls a molecular switch in red blood cells called BCL11A that, in turn, regulates hemoglobin production. The researchers—led by Daniel Bauer, MD, PhD, and Stuart Orkin, MD, of Dana-Farber/Boston Children's—reported their findings today in Science. Prior...


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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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