Oncology & Cancer

Girl aged 5 dies in US during French gene therapy trial

A five-year-old girl with a rare neurodegenerative disease died in the US while taking part in a gene therapy trial run by French biotechnology company Lysogene, the firm said Thursday.


Treating cystic fibrosis with mRNA therapy or CRISPR

The potential for treating cystic fibrosis (CF) using mRNA therapies or CRISPR gene editing is possible regardless of the causative mutation. CF clinical trials showing that a genotype-agnostic gene therapy for CF is possible ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump-touted COVID-19 antibody treatments: what we know

Two US companies have applied for emergency approval for their lab-produced antibodies against COVID-19—and President Donald Trump has signaled his strong backing based on the fact he was treated with one of them.

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