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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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Chinese genome editing cancer trial loses track of patients 7 January 2019 News
Gene therapy eases Parkinson's by rewiring brain 3 December 2018 News
Gene therapy trial for Parkinson's disease begins 29 October 2018 News
Genome editing works in mitochondrial DNA for first time 1 October 2018 News
Radio Review: Biohacking – BBC Radio 4 10 September 2018 Review
World-first gene therapy wins world's top €1m vision prize 10 September 2018 News
Gene therapy kickstarts stem cells to help blind mice see 20 August 2018 News
Special rules for US gene therapy trials relaxed 20 August 2018 News
DNA damage from CRISPR 'seriously underestimated' 23 July 2018 News
Gene therapy treats deadly Gaucher disease in the womb 23 July 2018 News
Gene therapy reverses type 2 diabetes in mice 16 July 2018 News
Gene therapy dissolves scar tissue to heal rat spinal cord, reversing paralysis 18 June 2018 News
Video Review: The Code by Retro Report with STAT 8 May 2018 Review
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
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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...