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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 […]

Gene therapy: The what, the how and the ethics

What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]

AI identifies genetic targets for therapy with limited transcriptomic data

Understanding the regulatory networks between genes is a powerful way of uncovering mechanisms and therapeutic targets for disease. A study […]

A gene-therapy approach for obesity

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of Barcelona, have developed […]

Predicting chemotherapy resistance in breast and ovarian cancer with BRCA epigenetics

New research discovers genomic and epigenomic BRCA alterations that can predict chemotherapy resistance in breast and ovarian cancers.   A new […]

Rare cases of high genetic mutation linked to fathers’ chemotherapy

A study published in Nature by scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and elsewhere, indicates that some rare cases of […]

Rare pathogenic gene variants increase risk of fatal chemotherapy toxicity

In a recent study, researchers have shown the impact that certain pathogenic gene variants can have on the risk of […]