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Natural gene therapy for intractable skin disease discovered

Added: 13.06.2019 18:21 | 8 views | 0 comments

Pathogenic gene mutations causing a type of intractable skin disease can be eliminated from some parts of patients' skin as they age, according to researchers. This represents a form of natural gene therapy.

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Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny

Added: 10.06.2019 21:16 | 34 views | 0 comments

Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition.


Gene Therapy vs. Gene Editing: Which Is Better for Tackling Muscular Dystrophy?

Added: 09.06.2019 12:27 | 6 views | 0 comments

Vertex Pharmaceuticals recently doubled down on its gene editing collaboration with CRISPR Therapeutics, but it's miles behind an arguably simpler solution.


Molecule discovery holds promise for gene therapies for psoriasis

Added: 20.12.2018 13:00 | 1 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 with BMP4 protects against weight gain and insulin resistance in mice

Added: 29.08.2017 8:00 | 0 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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