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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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Promising results from beta-thalassaemia gene therapy trial 23 April 2018 News
Video Review: The Future of Your Genetic Health 9 April 2018 Review
Event Review: The Future of Your Genetic Health 12 March 2018 Review
We need progress in French ART law 19 February 2018 Comment
High-dose gene therapy appears toxic in monkeys and piglets 5 February 2018 News
Gene therapy temporarily halts type 1 diabetes in mice 8 January 2018 News
Gene therapy shows 'mind-blowing' success in treating haemophilia A 18 December 2017 News
Gene therapy hope for haemophilia 11 December 2017 News
New CRISPR technique reverses diabetes and kidney failure in mice without cutting DNA 11 December 2017 News
Event Review: Darwin Lecture: from gene identification to clinical benefit - the example of cystic fibrosis 27 November 2017 Review
FDA issues warning on DIY gene-therapy kits 27 November 2017 News
Gene therapy effective for treatment-resistant leukaemia 27 November 2017 News
FDA to speed up gene therapy and regenerative medicine approvals 20 November 2017 News
Sick boy gets healthy new skin with genetically-altered stem cells 13 November 2017 News
NHS will fund gene therapy for bubble boy syndrome 30 October 2017 News
RNA editing tools could create new disease therapies 30 October 2017 News
FDA approves second gene therapy for cancer 19 October 2017 News
FDA advisors back gene therapy for rare inherited blindness 16 October 2017 News
Gene therapy halts fatal child brain disease 9 October 2017 News
Gene therapy restores vision in blind mice 9 October 2017 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...