Molecular Therapy

Molecular Therapy is the official journal of the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy. Available in print and online, Molecular Therapy is dedicated to publishing important peer-reviewed research and cutting-edge reviews and promoting the sciences in genetics, medicine and biotechnology.

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group

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Medical research

Gene therapy cassettes improved for muscular dystrophy

Experimental gene therapy cassettes for Duchenne muscular dystrophy have been modified to deliver better performance. The cassettes, which carry the therapy into muscle cells, contain newer versions of a miniaturized treatment ...

HIV & AIDS

Stem cell gene therapy holds promise for eliminating HIV infection

cientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research are one step closer to engineering a tool that could one day arm the body's immune system to fight HIV—and win. The new technique ...

Medical research

Gene therapy gives long-term protection to photoreceptor cells

A collaboration between scientists in the UK and the USA has shown that gene therapy can give life-long protection to the light-sensitive photoreceptor cells responsible for colour vision in a mouse model of the most common ...

Medical research

Reducing energy efficiency boosts calorie burning in muscle

What started as an evolutionary protection against starvation has become a biological "bad joke" for people who need to lose weight. The human body doesn't distinguish between dieting and possible starvation, so when there ...

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