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2011-02-22 12:55:49

A mutated immune system gene increases the risk of developing tuberculosis in African Americans who carry the TB bacteria.

2010-11-02 12:39:49

A long-standing barrier to successful gene therapy in humans has been the lack of a non-toxic and effective tool or vector to carry the gene into the cell.

2010-10-21 14:42:42

Tiny wound-up circular bits of DNA that carry a short "hairpin" of RNA could prove a solution to the quest for a non-toxic, long-lived gene therapy vector designed to silence cancer genes in tumor cells.

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2009-06-12 10:25:00

The IShow is for young inventors what "American Idol" is for young performers, and a pair of local researchers has won a coveted spot in the IShow finale in Palm Desert, Calif., this weekend.

2009-02-05 18:17:00

Hormones Expert Gustafsson to Lead Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling at UH and Methodist HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gov. Rick Perry today announced the awarding of a $5.5 million grant to the University of Houston through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF).


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