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Designer cytokine makes paralyzed mice walk again

Added: 15.01.2021 16:03 | 5 views | 0 comments

Using gene therapy, a research team has succeeded in getting mice to walk again after a complete cross-sectional injury. The nerve cells produced the curative protein themselves.

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Molecule discovery holds promise for gene therapies for psoriasis

Added: 13.01.2021 18:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

Scientists have discovered a protein that could hold the key to novel gene therapies for skin problems including psoriasis - a common, chronic skin disease that affects over 100 million people worldwide.

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Gene therapy strategy found effective in mouse model of hereditary disease TSC

Added: 11.01.2021 21:18 | 40 views | 0 comments

Patients with a genetic disorder called tuberous sclerosis complex have noncancerous tumors growing in numerous organs, and their treatment options are limited. A gene therapy strategy effectively treated mice that express one of the mutated genes that cause the disease.

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Gene therapy with BMP4 protects against weight gain and insulin resistance in mice

Added: 29.08.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

"By increasing BMP4, we can increase the metabolic rate, but we only see this in initially lean mice.


Biological bypass shows promise in coronary artery disease

Added: 11.08.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new gene therapy that targets the heart and requires only one treatment session has been found safe for patients with coronary artery disease, according to a successful trial carried out in Finland.



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