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Scientists give mice back their vision for the first time ever using gene therapy

SCIENTISTS GIVE MICE BACK THEIR VISION FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER USING GENE THERAPY

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have worked out how to turn non-photoreceptor cells into rods in the eyes of blind...

CORYMBIA GENOME EXPANDS TERPENE SYNTHESIS KNOWLEDGE

Genome annotations of two C. citriodora subspecies broaden understanding of the terpene synthase gene family across eucalypt lineages.

 
 
 

AMISH NEMALINE MYOPATHY NATURAL HISTORY STUDY FINDS PROMISE FOR GENE THERAPY TREATMENT

A new comprehensive natural history study about Amish nemaline myopathy in the Old Order Amish population focuses on the promise of...

PREDICTING THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE, DIABETES AND MORE USING MILLIONS OF GENE VARIANTS

Scientists led by the Broad Institute have developed a method for scoring disease risk based on data previously generated about five...

 
 
 
Age-related diseases like cancer and dementia could be preventable, scientists discover

AGE-RELATED DISEASES LIKE CANCER AND DEMENTIA COULD BE PREVENTABLE, SCIENTISTS DISCOVER

Researchers from Exeter University found that injecting small amounts of the chemical hydrogen sulphide into cells' 'energy powerhouse'...

COMPLEX NETWORKS IDENTIFY GENES FOR BIOFUEL CROPS

To improve biofuel production, scientists must understand the fundamental interactions that lead to the expression of key traits in...

 
 
 

PRLH AND SOD1 GENE VARIATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH HEAT TOLERANCE IN CHINESE CATTLE

Animal Genetics, EarlyView.

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Medicare Drug Prices, FDA Moves, Gene Therapy News & More

BIO ROUNDUP: MEDICARE DRUG PRICES, FDA MOVES, GENE THERAPY NEWS & MORE

Two imminent FDA rulings on two separate drugs aren't just noteworthy for the patients they'll help, but the long and winding road...

Is CRISPR Gene Editing Doomed, Even As Gene Therapy Enters the Clinic?

IS CRISPR GENE EDITING DOOMED, EVEN AS GENE THERAPY ENTERS THE CLINIC?

Anyone watching the recent 60 Minutes segment on CRISPR would conclude that the gene editing technology is on the brink of pouring...

 
 
 
 
 
 

MICROPHENO: PREDICTING ENVIRONMENTS AND HOST PHENOTYPES FROM 16S RRNA GENE SEQUENCING USING A K-MER BASED REPRESENTATION OF SHALLOW SUB-SAMPLES

Bioinformatics, bty296,

Ovarian Cancer - Explaining Gene Expression in Cancer Formation

OVARIAN CANCER - EXPLAINING GENE EXPRESSION IN CANCER FORMATION

A new study reveals 43 genes abnormally methylated in ovarian cancer and identifies methylation of an engulfment gene, GULP1, as potential...

 
 
 

ROLE OF MIRNAS IN HYPOXIA-RELATED DISORDERS

Abstract Hypoxia is a complex pathophysiological condition. The physiological and molecular responses to this stress have been extensively...

 
 
 
Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

AKOUOS, A BIOTECH STARTUP THAT'S TRYING TO TACKLE A $750 BILLION GLOBAL PROBLEM, JUST ANNOUNCED IT'S RAISED A NEW FUNDING ROUND

Boston-based biotech startup Akouos is the first of its kind to use gene therapy to tackle genetic-based hearing disorders. The company...

MAYO CLINIC PINPOINTS GENES THAT RAISE THE RISK OF TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER

The ability to identify women who face the highest risk of triple-negative breast cancer could save lives, but only one inherited mutation-in...

 
 
 

GENETICS TECHNOLOGY COULD LEAD TO MORE CROPS, FRESHER FOOD

A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers...