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2011-08-09 07:30:00

In what represents an important step toward curing HIV, a USC scientist has created a virus that hunts down HIV-infected cells.

2011-01-25 16:04:50

Give caffeine to cells engineered to produce viruses used for gene therapy and the cells can generate 3- to 8-times more virus.

2010-11-03 13:02:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentigen Corporation, a biotechnology company specializing in the development and manufacture of lentiviral gene delivery products, announced today that it will receive $1,235,306 in cash grants from the U.S.

2010-04-06 08:38:34

Novel therapy for blindness works only when specific gene mutation present.

2009-12-09 09:17:00

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2009-08-13 12:43:36

US researchers said on Wednesday that a year after receiving gene therapy for a condition that causes total blindness by age 30, three people continue to see better and one has improved enough to read the digital numbers on a clock.

2009-08-13 09:47:18

Three young adults who received gene therapy for a blinding eye condition remained healthy and maintained previous visual gains one year later, according to an August online report in Human Gene Therapy.

2009-08-05 14:02:46

Vectors derived from retroviruses are useful tools for long-term gene transfer because they allow stable integration of transgenes and propagation into daughter cells.

2009-05-04 07:14:47

Gene therapy is the introduction of genetic material into a patient's cells resulting in a cure or a therapeutic effect.


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