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Gene therapy to restore vision after stroke

Vision loss can be a side effect of a major brain injury, such as a stroke. In this context, neurons […]

The rollercoaster ride of gene therapy (admission fees required)

Where there is a symptom there is hopefully a treatment. For example, if I have a headache, I reach straight […]

A Spotlight On: Gene Therapy – Carolyn Chapman

Carolyn Riley Chapman is a Bioethicist and Faculty Affiliate with the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Grossman School of […]

Gene therapy reverses age-related memory impairment

Researchers have developed a new strategy to rescue age-related memory impairment in mice with gene therapy, which involves restoring the […]

Gene therapy success in children with rare immunodeficiency

An investigational gene therapy for a rare, life-threatening inherited immunodeficiency disorder has been found to safely restore the immune systems […]

Gene therapy benefits seen decades after treatment

An international collaboration between Great Ormond Street Hospital, the UCL GOS Institute for Child Health and Harvard Medical School has […]

Cytokine Gene Therapy Lets Paralysed Mice Walk Again

Using a cytokine-based gene therapy, researchers have successfully allowed previously paralysed mice to walk again. Designer Cytokine To date, paralysis […]

An Eye for an Eye: A New Optic Gene Therapy

A recent paper, published in Science, explored the use of optic gene therapy to treat Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Surprisingly, […]

Gene therapy in sickle cell disease patients

A team at Boston Children’s Hospital have reported on the success of their virus gene therapy in six sickle cell […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The eyes have it – saving sight, from genetics to gene therapy

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, supported by the UK Medical Research Council, Kat Arney and stay-at-home roving […]