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New genome-editing strategy could lead to therapeutics

Researchers at UMass Medical School have developed a genome-editing strategy to correct disease-causing DNA mutations in mouse models of human genetic diseases, according to research published in the Aug. 18 edition of Nature ...

Aug 14, 2018
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Scientists may have cleared gene therapy hurdle

Scientists may have found a way to slip a special type of disease-fighting virus past the guard of the body's immune system and into targeted cells where it can do its intended work, according to new research presented Tuesday ...

Jul 31, 2018
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Switching brain circuits on and off without surgery

In the maze of our brains, there are various pathways by which neural signals travel. These pathways can go awry in patients with neurological and psychiatric diseases and disorders, such as epilepsy, Parkinson's, and obsessive-compulsive ...

Jul 09, 2018
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