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  • mutation
  • Senior author, Dr Kang Zhang, explained to OT that traditional RP gene therapy approaches targeted a single gene or mutation. (aop.org.uk)
  • In this research programme which will include two PhD studentships, she aims to develop a unique and comprehensive genetic therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy that will address the mutation in the dystrophin gene, reduce fibrosis and encourage muscle growth. (musculardystrophyuk.org)
  • researchers
  • In addition, t he NHLBI Production Assistance for Cellular Therapies (PACT) program has been working with researchers to manufacture cellular therapeutic products, including genetically modified cells, that can be used safely in clinical trials with patients. (nih.gov)
  • PASADENA - Caltech researchers believe they are one-step closer to a cure for cancer, thanks to a "game-changing" genetic therapy that's actually working in some patients. (presstelegram.com)
  • Today, almost two years after the experimental therapy was initiated, high-quality, stress-resistant skin with intact hydrolipid film, as well as early formation of hair, researchers said. (indiatimes.com)
  • genes
  • Somatic gene therapy involves genes which have no direct relationship to reproduction. (supremeessays.com)
  • Therefore, the introduced genes are not transmitted to children born after the therapy. (supremeessays.com)
  • Germ-line genetic therapy aims at introducing unique genes, which improve upon the pre-existing genetic composition of the subject. (supremeessays.com)
  • This October, at the annual FPWR conference, 3 leaders in the field of PWS research, Drs. Lalande, Leibel and Nichols, will be presenting on their exciting work to reactivate the genes located on the PWS region of chromosome 15 (Lalande and Nicholls) and identify new targets for therapy (Leibel). (fpwr.org)
  • Dr. Nicholls is using cutting edge CRISPR technology to evaluate the feasibility of activating the silenced genes with the long-term goal of the developing of a new genetic therapeutic approach for the major clinical problems for people with PWS. (fpwr.org)
  • gene therapy treatment
  • Gelsinger suffered from a rare metabolic disorder called ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency, and he agreed to participate in a trial of a new gene therapy treatment. (dailypress.com)
  • William Ludwig, a retired corrections officer who was 65 at the time, was near death from chronic lymphocytic leukemia when he signed up to be the first patient to participate in a trial of a new gene therapy treatment. (dailypress.com)
  • Our gene therapy approach will create a universal, cost-effective gene therapy treatment for a majority, if not all, RP patients," Dr Zhang elaborated. (aop.org.uk)
  • clinical trials
  • Dr Zhang emphasised that a common cold virus was being used as a gene therapy vector and had a good safety profile in clinical trials. (aop.org.uk)
  • Through this initiative, NHLBI seeks to support the development of cell and genetic therapies resources, clinical trials, comparator analyses of different management strategies, data repositories and resources, and patient and advocate engagement activities related to curative therapies for this condition. (nih.gov)
  • NHLBI has named hematologist Edward J. Benz Jr., M.D., President and CEO Emeritus of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, as the Initiative's executive director, and the Emmes Corporation, a contract research organization with specialized expertise in clinical trials, gene and cell therapy development in preclinical studies, as its coordinating center. (nih.gov)
  • patients
  • The therapy that Genetic Therapy and Sandoz have begun testing will aim to treat patients with an early-stage malignancy just after surgery to remove the tumor, Marcus said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Genetic Therapy found in an earlier study that the treatment did not cause herpes or any other viral infections in patients, Marcus said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The therapy works by injecting tiny particles directly into the blood stream of cancer patients. (presstelegram.com)
  • 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. (femtomedicine.com)
  • Now, Australian doctors are using genetic therapy in the hope of offering patients like Stacey a cure. (thalassemiapatientsandfriends.com)
  • Only one gene therapy is sold in the U.S. now, a cancer treatment approved in August that engineers patients' blood cells in the lab. (times-standard.com)
  • treatment
  • And Sandoz has staked at least part of its 21st century drug product pipeline on the emergence of gene therapy as a safe, effective treatment. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The overarching goal and challenge of the project is to combine the therapies into one single treatment. (musculardystrophyuk.org)
  • By targeting fibrosis, muscle wasting and the underlying genetic cause of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, this combined approach has great potential as a successful treatment. (musculardystrophyuk.org)
  • Thanks to the successful therapy, the boy is now - two years after the treatment - able to participate in his family's life and social life. (indiatimes.com)
  • experimental
  • In a story Oct. 9 about an experimental gene therapy for blindness, The Associated Press erroneously reported the deadline for a decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (times-standard.com)
  • After all established therapies had failed, the medical team from at the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum in Germany and University of Modena in Italy decided to try an experimental approach. (indiatimes.com)
  • cells
  • Gene therapy is the process of adding a gene to cells to replace one that's either missing or broken. (dailypress.com)
  • In light of this, individuals, tissues or cells which have been subjected to genetic manipulation or modification are categorically transgenic. (supremeessays.com)
  • Genetic changes made as a result of germ-line genetic therapy are often transmitted to subsequent cells. (supremeessays.com)
  • The study, published in Cell Research , involved using the genetic tool to prevent the degeneration of the light-sensing cells. (aop.org.uk)
  • This is the key - the therapy interrupts the process of cancer cells replicating by slicing what is called the messenger RNA. (presstelegram.com)
  • The therapy uses chemicals known as photoswitches, which change shape when hit with light, to open the channels that activate retinal cells. (femtomedicine.com)
  • code
  • Under the contract, Cistron has licensed the right to develop and market commercial products using its genetic code for Interleukin 1-b and other Cistron proprietary information to Genetic Therapy, Inc. (GTI). (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Methods
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  • condition
  • Glybera, which was approved by the European Medicines Agency in July, treats a rare genetic condition called lipoprotein lipase deficiency, or LPLD. (dailypress.com)
  • cause
  • While genetic therapy is a long-term investment, it has the potential to address the root cause of PWS and possibly reverse the symptoms of PWS. (fpwr.org)
  • In this project, Dr Popplewell and her team will develop new techniques for tackling fibrosis, muscle-wasting and the underlying genetic cause of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (musculardystrophyuk.org)
  • This approach offers the benefit of targeting several aspects of muscle degeneration and dysfunction as well as permanently addressing the underlying genetic cause of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (musculardystrophyuk.org)
  • trial
  • Dr. Dawn Willis, a virologist and scientific program director for the American Cancer Society, said the outcome of the trial will be closely watched because this type of gene therapy could have applications for treating other types of cancer that are localized, such as ovarian and early-stage prostate cancer. (baltimoresun.com)
  • She's part of a groundbreaking genetic trial. (thalassemiapatientsandfriends.com)
  • Group
  • In a joint effort the DMD Genetic Therapy Group and Prosensa are developing antisense oligonucleotides (AONs) as small synthetic molecule drugs for DMD. (femtomedicine.com)
  • The DMD Genetic Therapy Group was awarded for its research by the Princess Beatrix Fund in 2001 and by the LUMC (C.J. Kok Award) in 2003. (femtomedicine.com)
  • In a joint effort the DMD Genetic Therapy Group and BioMarin (previously Prosensa) are developing antisense oligonucleotides (AONs) as small synthetic molecule drugs for DMD. (exonskipping.nl)
  • The DMD Genetic Therapy group also studies muscle pathology in dystrophic cell and animal model systems, ways to improve muscle quality, the identification and validation of biomarkers and the processing of the dystrophin transcripts. (exonskipping.nl)
  • That group was allowed to get the therapy after waiting one year, so in all, 29 were treated, plus more in earlier studies. (times-standard.com)
  • approach
  • At Reprofit we take pride in open communication, a positive attitude and an individual approach to therapy. (reprofit.cz)
  • This presentation will analyze the mechanisms and assumptions underlying codon optimization and identify additional hazards associated with this approach, including unique hazards for gene therapy and DNA/RNA vaccine applications. (labroots.com)
  • known
  • It's exciting" and in some cases might be a cure, although how long the benefits last isn't known, said Dr. Paul Yang, an eye specialist at Oregon Health & Science University who is testing gene therapies for other companies. (times-standard.com)
  • year
  • Cole Carper, an 11-year-old boy who got the therapy when he was 8, describes how sight changed what he knew of the world. (times-standard.com)
  • data
  • That so-called "end point" offers the companies an opportunity to gather data on the gene therapy in a period that will not be financially prohibitive. (baltimoresun.com)