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Gene Therapy


Genetic therapy helps heal damage caused by heart attack

May 16, 2019 10:44 am

At present, when a patient survives a heart attack, they are left with permanent structural damage to their heart through the formation of a scar, which can lead to heart failure in the future, according to the researchers from King's College London in the UK.

Gene therapy, biotechnology can tackle deforestation and air pollution

June 21, 2018 6:03 pm

Biotechnology can help in finding out the level of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 in the air, which is a burning issue in big cities around the world.

Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury

June 18, 2018 12:59 pm

People with spinal cord injury often lose the ability to perform everyday actions that require coordinated hand movements such as writing, holding a toothbrush or picking up a drink. Gene therapy provides for treating large areas of the spinal cord.

Experimental baby gene therapy offers solution to spinal muscular atrophy

November 02, 2017 8:25 pm

A first attempt at gene therapy for a disease that leaves babies unable to move, swallow and, eventually, breathe has extended the tots' lives.

Gene-editing cell therapy saves two babies from cancer

January 27, 2017 11:43 am

Two babies rescued from previously incurable leukemia after receiving infusions of gene-edited immune cells are doing well at home more than a year after initial treatment.

Gene therapy to cure vision loss: Research

July 12, 2014 11:31 am

The researchers also used gene therapy to "rescue" mice with RP due to MFRP mutations.

New gene therapy may reverse heart failure

November 14, 2013 2:59 pm

Gene therapy shrinks an enlarged heart,improves heart function,and blood flow in animal models: Study

Cure heart failure with synthetic virus via pioneering gene therapy?

April 30, 2013 9:51 pm

Two new studies hope to offer hope to those with heart failure struggling to lead a normal life.

Gene therapy can restore sense of smell

September 03, 2012 1:06 pm

The treatment uses gene therapy to regrow cilia,cell structures that are essential for olfactory function.