• human
  • hence the application of gene therapy has significant contributions to human health and development (Bertolotti, 2012). (supremeessays.com)
  • Dr Nierman provides a quick introduction to the human karyotype (the organized profile of a person's chromosomes) to frame our understanding of genomic therapy. (onlineethics.org)
  • from Greek εὐγενής eugenes 'well-born' from εὖ eu, 'good, well' and γένος genos, 'race, stock, kin') is a set of beliefs and practices that aims at improving the genetic quality of a human population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plasma from these operations can only be used for further manufacturing into therapies such as immunoglobulin, human albumin and blood coagulation factors, which are among the World Health Organization's list of essential medicines. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetics
  • Through gene therapy, we replace a broken gene responsible for alpha-mannosidase with the correct, functioning copy, to dramatic results," said John H. Wolfe, a professor of pathology and medical genetics at the Penn School of Veterinary Medicine and a neurology researcher at Children s Hospital. (innovations-report.com)
  • lung
  • The Lab's work explores the underlying mechanisms of ischemia reperfusion injury and bronchiolitis obliterans - two areas that limit successful lung transplantation - and develops gene therapy strategies for either preventing or reversing them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Keshavjee's research team focuses its main efforts on the role of gene therapy in lung transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • To this effect, he and his team have proved that gene therapy will help recipients recover from lung transplantation surgery without a significant immune system response. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • 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)
  • His chief area of scientific research is in CNS and cancer and genetic therapy of tumors. (wikipedia.org)
  • cells
  • These vectors are frequently benign viruses that work like Trojan horses, carrying the new genetic information to the cells. (dailypress.com)
  • companies
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • help
  • The pre-implantation genetic analysis is a set of examinations which can help as reveal genetic abnormalities of embryo before it is transferred to the mother. (reprofit.cz)
  • company
  • A Sandoz spokesman, Harry Rohme, said the company had not determined what the gene therapy would cost. (baltimoresun.com)
  • He was the co-founder of Amicus Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing pharmacologic chaperone therapies, and served as the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of Synageva BioPharma (acquired by Alexion) and currently serves as SAC Chair for Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • The announcement was made by Bruce C. Galton, Cistron president and chief operating officer, and Dr. M. James Barrett, Genetic Therapy president and chief executive officer. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Testing
  • The FDA has recently forced 23andMe to stop selling their DTC genetic testing product due to concerns about the accuracy and false marketing. (brighthub.com)
  • individual
  • At Reprofit we take pride in open communication, a positive attitude and an individual approach to therapy. (reprofit.cz)
  • The goal of the gene therapy is to make some of the cones in the retina of a dichromat individual to express the missing photopigment. (wikipedia.org)
  • drug
  • On Thursday, U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers will consider whether to recommend approval of a gene therapy that improved vision for these three youths and some others with hereditary blindness. (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)
  • 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)
  • available
  • Since the 1980s and 1990s, when new assisted reproductive technology procedures became available such as gestational surrogacy (available since 1985), preimplantation genetic diagnosis (available since 1989), and cytoplasmic transfer (first performed in 1996), fear about a possible revival of eugenics and widening of the gap between the rich and the poor has emerged. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • It has been very satisfying to figure out the underlying cause of this genetic disorder and then identify a way to prevent it," he said. (medindia.net)
  • improve
  • Consequently, many countries adopted eugenic policies with the intent to improve the quality of their populations' genetic stock. (wikipedia.org)