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Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology Update 2: Foundation Fighting Blindness Funds Six New Gene Therapy Projects by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 31 Oct 2011 4:39pm In a news release that I found on the net, I learned that the FFB was going to put $8.25 million into six gene therapy projects, either already underway or about to start. The release contains good information about several projects that I knew about, and others that I did not. Here, for your edification is their news release: Foundation ... Read on »
Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology Update 21: New Gene Therapy Company, Spark Therapeutics, Launches by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 24 Oct 2013 12:27pm Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced that it had spun off its work in gene therapy to a new, fully integrated company, Spark Therapeutics , that will assume control over two current gene therapy clinical trials: a Phase III study for Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis, an inherited disease that results in blindness caused by mutations ... Read on »
New Genes Continue to Be Discovered by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm How long do you think we will continue open our papers or turn on our radios and learn about a new gene that has been discovered — years, decades or generations? Chinese scientists at the Tianjin Blood Center have discovered a new gene, one crucial in matching organ transplants. The World Health Organization has named it HLA-B-9518. … Sci ... Read on »
Five new genes linked to Alzhe ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 9:06pm Five new genes linked to Alzheimer's Scientists said Sunday they had uncovered five genes linked to the onset of Alzheimer's disease, doubling the number of genetic variants known to favour the commonest form of dementia. 05 april 2011--The findings, published in the journal Nature Genetics, may provide clues on the causes of this incurable ... Read on »
FMR4 - New Gene Link to Fragile X and Autism by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:24pm 2 Comments The Autism Knowledge Revolution is continuing at such an explosive pace that it barely makes the news when an important new research development provides new insights into the biological structures and process of autism disorder. More of the genes associated with autism and related conditions, Fragile X, in the report that follows, are ... Read on »
New Gene Linked to Alzheimer's by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Jan 2007 12:00am "It fits into what we believe is the main mechanism of Alzheimer's already," Gandy said. "This reinforces the idea that we're on the right track with therapies already in the pipeline, while also suggesting a totally new strategy that could be used to target entirely new classes of drugs." New Gene Linked to Alzheimer's Sou ... Read on »
Four New Genes Linked to Alzheimer's Discovered by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 2:13pm In the largest study of its kind, researchers have identified four new genes linked to late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia... Alzheimer's Reading Room In the largest study of its kind, researchers from a consortium led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the University of Miami, and t ... Read on »
New Gene in Atrial Fibrillation by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:18pm Did anyone see the New England Journal of Medicine? They published anarticle on a new gene involved in atrial fibrillation. Don't know whatA-Fib is? You have 4 Chambers in your heart.....the top 2 are called atria.....Atrial fibrillationcan put you at risk for heart failure, heart attack andstroke. The last of these is the mos ... Read on »
New Gene-Based Approach to Cancer Treatment by A4M Posted Fri 09 Sep 2011 10:19pm Posted on 2011-09-07 06:00:00 in Cancer | Gene Therapy | In a cancer treatment breakthrough 20 years in the making, University of Pennsylvania (US) researchers have shown susta ... Read on »
Scientists ID New Gene Regions Linked to Type 2 Diabetes by HealthFinder Posted Mon 13 Aug 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Findings help shed light on condition's genetics, biology. MONDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) ... Read on »