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Gene therapy

A technique that aims to treat an illness by replacing a faulty or missing gene with a working copy, or by switching off a harmful gene.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Gene therapy success in trial to treat neurodegenerative disorder 19 July 2021 News
WHO publishes guidelines for human genome editing 12 July 2021 News
Five-month-old baby receives £1.8 million gene therapy on the NHS 7 June 2021 News
Blind man regains partial vision after optogenetic therapy 1 June 2021 News
Gene therapy treats rare immunodeficiency in children 17 May 2021 News
CRISPR gene therapy for sickle cell disease approved by the FDA 12 April 2021 News
Genome editing 'toolkit' to speed up gene therapy development 12 April 2021 News
Gene therapy benefits seen decades after treatment 22 March 2021 News
Hormone 'pulses' that govern fertility are regulated by brain cells 15 March 2021 News
Spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy coming to the NHS 15 March 2021 News
Animation Review: Gene Therapy Explained – Changing our body's recipe to treat disease 8 March 2021 Review
Gene therapy injected in one eye improves vision in both 14 December 2020 News
Safer, targeted method to deliver CRISPR genome therapy developed 16 November 2020 News
Powerful new CRISPR approach allows larger genome edits 26 October 2020 News
Protein delivered to testes improves sperm production 26 October 2020 News
Gene therapy reverses memory loss from Alzheimer's in mice 3 August 2020 News
Gene therapy reduces fat and builds muscle in mice 18 May 2020 News
CRISPR genome editing used directly in patient's eye 9 March 2020 News
Retinal gene therapy trial shows positive result 2 March 2020 News
Gene therapy for blindness begins on the NHS 24 February 2020 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Twin Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cell Biology and Technology
23 September 2009 Razi International Conference Centre, Tehran, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Hemmat Highway 14496, Tehran, Iran
The Royan Institute's 10th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 5th Congress on Stem Cell Biology and Technology...
How Do Viruses Treat Cancer?
6 September 2009 1.30pm-5pm High Street, Guildford, Surrey, UK
An exhibition exploring achievements in viral gene therapy for cancer...