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First Parkinson's Gene Therapy Patient Passes One Year
The first ever patient to have undergone gene therapy for Parkinson's appears to have come through phase I without a hitch, suggesting that the therapy is safe and effective, reports Marina Murphy in Chemistry & Industry. View News Article (2004-09-02)


Gene therapy is a 'disruptive science' ready for commercial development
The time for commercial development of gene therapy has come. Patients with diseases treatable and curable with gene therapy deserve access to the technology, which has demonstrated both its effectiveness and feasibility. View News Article (2012-01-25)


Targeted gene therapy enhances treatment for Pompe disease
Gene therapy to replace the protein missing in Pompe disease can be effective if the patient's immune system does not react against the therapy. View News Article (2012-06-26)


A potential targeting gene therapy for developing HCV
Gene therapy has emerged as a novel approach to combat HCV infection in the last few years. View News Article (2009-07-16)


The inside story behind the approval of the gene therapy drug Glybera
The scientists who led the team that developed Glybera, the first gene therapy drug approved for use in the Western world, provide a fascinating first-person account of their pioneering work in Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. View News Article (2013-05-31)


Polymers are promising tools for gene therapy
New methods are being developed to cure illnesses with the aid of gene therapy. Polymer technology provides new and versatile possibilities for administering gene doses. "Polymers are used to pack the gene to be transferred into particles of the size of a ten thousandth of a millimetre. These polymers effectively transport the transferable gene into affected cells and are then dissolved by... View News Article (2002-04-24)


Deathstalker scorpion venom could improve gene therapy for brain cancer
An ingredient in the venom of the "deathstalker" scorpion could help gene therapy become an effective treatment for brain cancer, scientists are reporting.  View News Article (2010-08-12)


Gene therapy completely suppresses ovarian cancer growth in animal model
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers have used gene therapy to either completely abolish or significantly inhibit tumor progression in a mouse model of ovarian cancer. View News Article (2006-06-05)


First gene therapy for heart failure offered at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Could injecting a gene into a patient with severe heart failure reverse their disabling and life-threatening condition? Physician-scientists are setting out to answer that question in a first-ever clinical trial of gene therapy to treat severe heart failure. View News Article (2008-06-19)


Electroacupuncture effect on depression and variation of polygenes expression
Preliminary basic research and clinical findings have demonstrated that electroacupuncture therapy exhibits positive effects in ameliorating depression.  View News Article (2014-03-24)

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