Category Archives: Genetic Therapy

DMD Genetic Therapy Group

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 8:15 pm

Welcomeat the website of the DMD Genetic Therapy Group The primary mission of the DMD Genetic Therapy Group at the Department of Human Genetics (chaired by Prof. Dr. Silvre van der Maarel) of the Leiden University Medical Center is the development of a genetic therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Continue reading

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Photoswitch therapy restores vision to blind lab animals

Posted: December 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm

A new genetic therapy that helped blind mice and dogs respond to light stimulus could restore sight to people who suffer from diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa (a gradual loss of vision from periphery inwards). Continue reading

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Genetic therapy bears fruit for male diseases

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I recently had the pleasure of hearing futurist Raymond Kurzweil speak at an SFU Public Square event in Vancouver. I have a big soft spot for him, ever since he invented the Kurzweil Reading Machine in the 1970s Continue reading

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Sector Update: Health Care Stocks Falling; RXII Pharmaceuticals Climbs After Genetic Drug Appears to Hinder Scarring

Posted: October 8, 2014 at 4:51 pm

Top Healthcare Stocks JNJ -1.53% PFE -0.55% ABT -1.06% MRK -1.24% AMGN -0.36% Health care stocks were lower this afternoon, with the NYSE Health Care Sector Index falling about 1.1% and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 retreating about 0.9% as a group. In company news, RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp ( RXII ) advanced Tuesday after the genetic therapy company said photographs of the first patients enrolled in Phase IIb testing of its RXI-109 drug candidate indicate it may be effective in suppressing recurrence of hypertrophic scars through the first three months of treatment. Continue reading

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Genetic therapy – Video

Posted: May 16, 2014 at 8:11 pm

Genetic therapy This is a video talking about genetic therapy. Continue reading

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Genetic therapy may repair spinal chord – The Times of India

Posted: April 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Damage to the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord, is currently irreparable. But this may change soon as researchers have now discovered that genetic and chemical treatment could help regenerate damaged nerves. Future therapies could help repair nerve damage after people suffer spinal cord injury or brain trauma, said the study Continue reading

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Genetic therapy may repair spinal chord: Study

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Home > News > health-news London, April 16 : Damage to the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord, is currently irreparable. But this may change soon as researchers have now discovered that genetic and chemical treatment could help regenerate damaged nerves. Future therapies could help repair nerve damage after people suffer spinal cord injury or brain trauma, said the study Continue reading

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Genetic Therapy – Take Online Courses. Earn College Credit …

Posted: April 10, 2014 at 7:58 pm

Genetic therapy attempts to remedy genetic disorders through the application of new genes. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in medical or biological research, continue reading about this field to determine if it’s a good fit for you. Continue reading

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