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ProSavin is a gene-based treatment for Parkinson's disease, a chronic degenerative neurological condition. ProSavin uses LentiVector technology to deliver the genes for three enzymes that are required ...


Successful clinical response achieved in beta-thalassemia patient with single treatment of Bluebird Bio's lentiviral gene therapy Bluebird bio ( formerly Genetix Pharmaceuticals ), an emerging lead ...


All three people who received gene therapy at the University of Florida to treat a rare, incurable form of blindness have regained some of their vision. The report is published in the Human Gene Th ...


A study, published in the Nature Cancer Gene Therapy, has demonstrated that cancer cells in the liver are excellent targets for gene therapy using adenoviral vectors, based upon a fundamental new unde ...


New research suggests that gene therapy is a safe treatment method to explore in patients whose lower limbs are at risk for amputation because of poor circulation caused by blocked blood vessels. I ...


A novel gene therapy technique is safe and may be effective at staving off worsening symptoms of Parkinson's disease, according to the first scientific review of a dozen patients who have received the ...


Three young adults with an inherited form of blindness showed evidence of improved day and night vision following a specialized gene transfer procedure in a phase 1 clinical trial funded by the Nation ...


A cancer-suppressing gene has been successfully delivered into the tumors of stage 4 lung cancer patients via an intravenously administered lipid nanoparticle in a phase I clinical trial at The Univer ...


Combination gene therapy delivered in lipid-based nanoparticles drastically reduces the number and size of human non-small cell lung cancer tumors in mice. The study, by researchers at The University ...


Nearly one-third of American adults have high blood pressure, a major cause of myocardial infarctions, strokes and kidney failure. But a new technique tested at the University of Florida ( UF ) could ...


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have successfully protected mice against the damaging effects that radiation can have on bone marrow using gene therapy. Based on these r ...


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have used gene therapy to either completely abolish or significantly inhibit tumor progression in a mouse model of ovarian cancer. Th ...


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have successfully used gene therapy to accelerate muscle regeneration in experimental animals with muscle damage, suggesting this techniq ...


Reporting in the journal Genes and Development, investigators at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have developed a simple way to use the RNAi approach to silence a selected gene in ...


Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have shown that viruses can be forced to evolve in ways to benefit humans. The adeno-associated virus, or AAV, is a common, though innocuous, res ...