News tagged with experimental gene therapy

The story of a new skin

Decades of scientific research into areas including plant genetics and data science helped doctors successfully carry out an experimental therapy to create a new skin for a seven-year-old boy suffering from a rare genetic ...

Dec 14, 2017
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Gene therapy doubles survival in recurrent glioblastoma

An experimental gene therapy essentially doubled the overall survival of patients with recurrent glioblastoma compared to the current standard of care, a researcher said Oct. 1 at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) ...

Oct 01, 2015
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GMO in sport: Genetically Modified Olympians?

As athletes get ready to smash Olympic records in London, scientists are in a high-stakes race of their own to develop a test that will unmask anyone altering their genes in a desperate quest for gold.

Jul 15, 2012
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