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Jun 03, 2019
Gene-therapy pill slows pancreatic cancer, extends survival by two years in trialsTaking the medication twice daily, one of the trial's subjects has survived 2.5 years and is leading a normal life.
May 27, 2019
FDA approves $2.1 million Novartis' 'Zolgensma', makes it the costliest drug everZolgensma, a one-time drug for spinal muscular atrophy, affects 1 in 10,000 children and mostly leads to death.
Feb 20, 2019
World's first gene therapy treatment to halt common, untreateable form of blindnessScientists are using the natural infective ability of a virus to deliver the treatment to patients' cells.
Sep 06, 2018
Gene editing in humans shows promising early results in a historic first attemptPatients who underwent the therapy may not need other treatment for the rest of their lives
Sep 01, 2018
CRISPR gene-editing successfully stops muscle-eating disease in young dogsCutting out a tiny part of the faulty gene recovered enough of the proteins normal function
Aug 16, 2018
Gene therapy: FDA eases restrictions on the once-exotic means of treatment“Tools we use to address other areas of science are now well suited to gene therapy,” the study reads.
Jul 06, 2018
Gene therapy may help reverse damage in kidney cells that cause chronic diseasesBy gene therapy, the adeno-associated virus can deliver genetic material to damaged kidney cells.
Apr 28, 2017
Fighting arthritis may be easier thanks to SMART cells built on CRISPR gene-editing toolUsing the gene-editing tool CRISPR, researchers have found a way to rewire mouse stem cells to fight inflammation caused by arthritis and other chronic conditions.
May 15, 2013
Angelina’s breast surgery possible in India, but there's a catchSo can we test in India and gain from the same treatment privilege that Jolie had? Yes, but there is a catch.