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Gene therapy for mitochondrial diseases

A virus-infected cell (left) in a cell culture surrounded by uninfected cells (green: mitochondria). The virus (orange) is located to the mitochondria. !Scale bars: 10 micrometers) © Mitochondrial Biology Unit, University of Cambridge   Gene therapy for mitochondrial diseases Scientists ...

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New Blood

  New Blood by Cheryl Soohoo Gene therapy delivers novel solution for treating serious blood disease. They happened to be in the same room discussing the same thing: investigating curative therapies for beta thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder that causes ...

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Gene Therapy

Several recent reports on ongoing clinical trials for gene therapies indicate that even preliminary studies with only a handful of patients can yield results with the potential to alter the course of the entire field. So after each description below, ...

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Gene Therapy Improves Eye Function in Patients

Gene Therapy Improves Eye Function in Patients Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia used gene therapy to improve the vision in three adult patients with Leber congenital amaurosis. ...

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