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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 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
Improved base-editors advance CRISPR based genome editing 17 February 2020 News
Book Review: The Human DNA Manual – Understanding your genetic code 10 February 2020 Review
CRISPR-edited cells for cancer treatment appear safe 10 February 2020 News
New FDA guidelines for gene therapy products 3 February 2020 News
Duchenne gene therapy trial halted after serious reaction 18 November 2019 News
Gates Foundation and NIH pledge $200 million for gene therapies 28 October 2019 News
Event Review: Transforming Medicine - The Promise of Human Genome Editing for Rare and Genetic Disease 16 September 2019 Review
Google bans ads for 'unproven' treatments from stem cell clinics 16 September 2019 News
NHS to provide gene therapy for rare eye disease 9 September 2019 News
Stem cell genes altered inside living organism for first time 10 June 2019 News
Gene therapy successfully treats 'bubble boy' disease 29 April 2019 News
Woman with rare genes feels no pain 1 April 2019 News
Gene therapy in utero could cure rare brain disease Angelman syndrome 25 February 2019 News
UK woman has first gene therapy operation for dry AMD 25 February 2019 News
Chinese genome editing cancer trial loses track of patients 7 January 2019 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...