Genetics

Cellular benefits of gene therapy seen decades after treatment

An international collaboration between Great Ormond Street Hospital, the UCL GOS Institute for Child Health and Harvard Medical School has shown that the beneficial effects of gene therapy can be seen decades after the transplanted ...

Medical research

Viruses can 'hijack' cellular process to block immune response

Research led by McGill University and Queen's University Belfast has found that viruses can 'hijack' an existing molecular process in the cell in order to block the body's antiviral immune response to a viral infection.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reliable COVID-19 test could reduce virus spread

Results of a unique test developed by a world-renowned expert, which targets three viral genes to increase reliability and could cut COVID-19 detection time to 20 minutes, have been peer reviewed and published in the journal ...

Medical research

Discovery challenges the foundations of gene therapy

A new publication by scientists from Children's Medical Research Institute has challenged one of the foundations of the gene therapy field and will help to improve strategies for treating serious genetic disorders of the ...

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