Timothy Hunt to take helm of ARM as new CEO
August 11, 2022 -- The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) has announced that Timothy Hunt will succeed Janet Lambert as chief executive officer (CEO) of the Washington, DC-based advocacy organization, which represents the cell and gene therapy industry. Read More
‘Jumping gene’ affects immune system response, helps mice survive virus infections
August 11, 2022 -- Australian researchers have learned a particular transposable element, a “jumping gene,” has a profound effect on the immune response to virus infection, at least in mice. Read More
Spatial transcriptomics enables genetic mapping of tumors, revealing how cancers grow
August 10, 2022 -- Using spatial transcriptomics, researchers have created a cross-sectional map of a whole prostate, including areas of healthy and cancerous cells, providing genetic mapping of tumors that reveals how cancers grow. Read More
Seer debuts new proteomic-mapping software
August 3, 2022 -- Seer has launched a new Proteogenomics Workflow that integrates deep proteomics with genomics and is powered by the Proteograph Analysis Suite 2.0. Read More
Gene therapy shows promise in treating ALS in rodent models
August 2, 2022 -- A gene therapy, patented through the University of California, San Diego and the Department of Veterans Affairs measurably delayed disease onset in humanized mouse and rat models of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Read More
Scientists unlock the secrets of Rett syndrome
August 1, 2022 -- Newborn neurons struggle to reach their proper places in advanced human brain tissue models of Rett syndrome, new research finds. This shows how developmental deficits may emerge in people with Rett syndrome. Read More
Scientists win $36.5M for cardiac gene editing therapy
August 1, 2022 -- An international team won 30 million pounds ($36.5 million U.S.) to develop cures for inherited heart muscle diseases that use ultra-precise gene therapy technologies to edit or silence the faulty genes that cause the conditions. Read More
Intranasal COVID-19 vaccine tops vaccine injection
July 28, 2022 -- Ohio researchers have discovered a new way of delivering the COVID-19 vaccine: up the nose. It could one day be incorporated into the existing measles-mumps-rubella vaccine as a way to produce COVID-19 immunity in kids. Read More
Genes explain the effects of psychedelic drugs
July 28, 2022 -- Not everyone has the same response to psychedelic drugs and North Carolina researchers have figured out why -- seven genetic variants of one serotonin receptor greatly impact a certain serotonin receptor’s structure and function. Read More
AIDS 2022 research sheds new light on HIV cells
July 28, 2022 -- New research presented at the AIDS 2022 conference shows the HIV-infected memory CD4+ T-cell reservoir is a distinctive cell population that may be uniquely susceptible to specific targeted therapies. Read More
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