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Study suggests feasibility of treating encephalopathy with gene therapy

Researchers demonstrated the effectiveness of the direct delivery of gene therapy by delivering it into the brain of a mouse.

07 Jan 2020 5:55 PM

Genetics finds answers to healthier life?

Genetic discovery holds implications for better immunity, longer life: Study.

23 Nov 2019 2:09 PM

Gene and cell therapy can treat blindness causing syndrome

Study finds treatment for blindness causing syndrome.

27 Oct 2019 12:41 PM

Combat macular eye degeneration with gene therapy

Gene therapy effective for treating wet age-related macular degeneration: Study.

15 Oct 2019 12:02 PM

Gene therapy can free patients from eye infections

Studies reveal that gene therapy effective for treating wet age-related macular degeneration.

15 Oct 2019 10:19 AM


Gene therapy breakthrough wins world's largest vision award

Michael Redmond of the National Eye Institute in Maryland, had traced the cause of the disease.

05 Sep 2018 9:10 AM

Now, new treatment for chronic kidney disease in the horizon

Gene therapy could slow down or even reverse damage to kidney cells, hence preventing chronic kidney disease.

07 Jul 2018 11:33 AM

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

Some study leaders consult for breast cancer drugmakers or for the company that makes the gene test.

03 Jun 2018 5:55 PM

Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

Scientists believe gene therapy ultimately will provide a long-term solution.

13 Feb 2018 12:14 PM

FDA approves gene therapy for rare form of vision loss

Hereditary retinal dystrophies are a broad group of genetic retinal disorders that are associated with progressive visual dysfunction.

20 Dec 2017 8:20 PM


Gene therapy shows promise against blood-clotting disease

Small cuts or bruises can be life-threatening, and many people need treatments once or more a week to prevent serious bleeding.

07 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

New gene therapy can restore vision

Patients in the study had a condition called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), which begins in infancy.

11 Nov 2017 3:18 PM

Gene therapy helps treat life-threatening skin disease

The integration of the intact gene through retroviral gene transfer into the genome of the epidermal stem cells had been successful.

11 Nov 2017 12:52 PM

Boy saved through experimental gene therapy on skin

The boy, was admitted to hospital in June 2015 with the devastating effects of a genetic disease called Junctional epidermolysis bullosa.

09 Nov 2017 8:33 AM

Now, gene therapy may treat diabetes and obesity via skin, say experts

According to researchers, new therapy could be used to deliver therapeutic proteinsfor people with a genetic defect.

05 Aug 2017 11:23 AM


New gene treatment can help cure hereditary blindness

Nano-particles carrying the genes will only select target cells and prevent blindness

11 May 2017 10:54 AM

World-first gene therapy cures teen with sickle cell disease

Doctors used a different technique on the French teenager by using a pioneering treatment to alter his DNA

06 Mar 2017 2:05 PM

Glow-in-the-dark mice brings next-gen gene therapies closer

Not only did the technique make the mouse glow, it also later woke up and ran around, completely unaware of the complex series of events.

20 Feb 2017 1:43 PM

Glow-in-the-dark mice brings next-gen gene therapies closer

The protein from a firefly that is successfully inserted can help become a therapeutic protein for diseased cells

20 Feb 2017 1:29 PM