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Tag: Gene therapy

Erasing or replacing errors in a patient’s genetic code can treat...

David Liu, Harvard University Genetic diseases can have devastating consequences for the people who inherit them. In recent years,...

First gene therapy for Tay-Sachs disease successfully given to two children

Miguel Sena-Esteves, UMass Chan Medical School Two babies have received the first-ever gene therapy for Tay-Sachs disease after over...

How mRNA and DNA vaccines could soon treat cancers, HIV, autoimmune...

Deborah Fuller, University of Washington The two most successful coronavirus vaccines developed in the U.S. – the Pfizer and...

CRISPR can help combat the troubling immune response against gene therapy

Samira Kiani, University of Pittsburgh One of the major challenges facing gene therapy - a way to treat disease by replacing a patient’s defective genes...

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