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Vector

A delivery system used in the laboratory to carry foreign DNA into a cell. Modified viruses are commonly used as vectors in gene therapy.

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Retinal gene therapy trial shows positive result 2 March 2020 News
New FDA guidelines for gene therapy products 3 February 2020 News
NHS to provide gene therapy for rare eye disease 9 September 2019 News
Scientists insert human genes into monkey brains 15 April 2019 News
First in-body genome editing trial delivers mixed results 11 February 2019 News
CRISPR used to block HIV virus replicating in cells 29 May 2018 News
Promising results from beta-thalassaemia gene therapy trial 23 April 2018 News
New RNA editing tool shows promise for dementia 19 March 2018 News
High-dose gene therapy appears toxic in monkeys and piglets 5 February 2018 News
Human immune response may stymie CRISPR genome editing therapies 15 January 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
New CRISPR technique reverses diabetes and kidney failure in mice without cutting DNA 11 December 2017 News
Sick boy gets healthy new skin with genetically-altered stem cells 13 November 2017 News
FDA advisors back gene therapy for rare inherited blindness 16 October 2017 News
'CRISPR-Gold' repairs muscular dystrophy gene in mouse model 9 October 2017 News
Gene therapy restores vision in blind mice 9 October 2017 News
Gene therapy reverses multiple sclerosis in mice 25 September 2017 News
Gene therapy skin grafts for obesity and diabetes 7 August 2017 News
Gene therapy reverses muscular dystrophy in dogs in world first 31 July 2017 News
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