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Promising results from beta-thalassaemia gene therapy trial
23 April 2018 - by Marcia Costa
A clinical trial that used a new gene therapy to treat beta-thalassemia has shown very promising results... [Read More]
Genetic 'sensor' spots and kill cells with key cancer gene
20 November 2017 - by Marcia Costa
A team of scientists in Germany has developed a 'sensor' that detects mutations in the key tumour suppressor gene p53 and then kills potentially cancerous cells... [Read More]
Cancer atlas leads way to personalised treatment
21 August 2017 - by Marcia Costa
Genes linked to 17 types of cancer have been mapped in a new Pathology Atlas by Swedish researchers... [Read More]
Gene therapy heals severe bone breaks
22 May 2017 - by Marcia Costa
A new method combining stem cell and gene therapy with ultrasound and microbubbles has demonstrated an efficient way to heal severe bone fractures... [Read More]