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UF Health News: Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model

UF HEALTH NEWS: UNIQUE GENE THERAPY PREVENTS, REVERSES MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IN ANIMAL MODEL

This article was originally published by UF Health News. Doug Bennett, UF Health Brad E. Hoffman, Ph.D. , is a UFGI faculty member...

 
 
 
Insight on the Role of a Key Gene in Human Embryos

INSIGHT ON THE ROLE OF A KEY GENE IN HUMAN EMBRYOS

Researchers have used genome editing technology to reveal the role of a key gene in human embryos in the first few days of development.

New Role of Apolipoprotein E4 Variant in Alzheimer's Disease Suggests Possible Therapeutic Target

NEW ROLE OF APOLIPOPROTEIN E4 VARIANT IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE SUGGESTS POSSIBLE THERAPEUTIC TARGET

The apolipoprotein ApoE4 is a high-risk Alzheimer's gene that increases brain damage caused by another protein called Tau in Alzheimer's...

 
 
 
Data and Software Release: Target Capture and SMRT Sequencing for Alzheimer's Disease Genes

DATA AND SOFTWARE RELEASE: TARGET CAPTURE AND SMRT SEQUENCING FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE GENES

We're pleased to release a new data set along with an allele phasing GitHub software workflow for those interested in exploring SMRT...

GMOs in the Supermarket

GMOS IN THE SUPERMARKET

As the debate of GMOs in our food continually shifts from issue to issue, it is important to remember that there are only nine GMO...

 
 
 
Millions of New Genes Identified in the Human Microbiome

MILLIONS OF NEW GENES IDENTIFIED IN THE HUMAN MICROBIOME

Millions of new genes identified in the human microbiome could lead to a greater understanding of the genetic differences that are...

Alzheimer's gene found by scientists decrease symptoms

ALZHEIMER'S GENE FOUND BY SCIENTISTS DECREASE SYMPTOMS

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis studied ApoE4. This mutant gene has been linked to Alzheimer's disease. It helps...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Eyeing a Comeback, Arrowhead Bets on New RNAi Delivery Tool

EYEING A COMEBACK, ARROWHEAD BETS ON NEW RNAI DELIVERY TOOL

Following a series of setbacks late last year, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, one of the companies trying to develop drugs using RNA interference,...

Fish oil may help your genes to ward off inflammation

FISH OIL MAY HELP YOUR GENES TO WARD OFF INFLAMMATION

The role of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in inflammatory diseases involves a diverse and complex set of mechanisms,...

 
 
 
Gene Therapy Aids in Treating Alcoholism

GENE THERAPY AIDS IN TREATING ALCOHOLISM

Gene therapy can treat alcoholism by using shRNA technology, as genetic factors account for approximately 70 percent of the risk of...

New Assay Leads to Step Toward Gene Therapy for Deaf Patients

NEW ASSAY LEADS TO STEP TOWARD GENE THERAPY FOR DEAF PATIENTS

NewsScientists have developed a way to better study a large protein essential for hearing and finding a truncated version of it. Contributed...

 
 
 

LOW-GLUTEN, NON-TRANSGENIC WHEAT ENGINEERED WITH CRISPR/CAS9

Abstract Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered in genetically predisposed individuals by the ingestion of gluten proteins...

HOW DOES A CELL MAINTAIN ITS IDENTITY DURING REPLICATION?

Prior to cell division, chromosomes are seemingly a jumbled mess. During cell division, parent cell chromosomes and their duplicates...

 
 
 
Here are the unique names the NYC 'Taxi King' had for his 22 companies that went bankrupt

HERE ARE THE UNIQUE NAMES THE NYC 'TAXI KING' HAD FOR HIS 22 COMPANIES THAT WENT BANKRUPT

Thomson Reuters In July 2015, Evgeny "Gene" Freidman - New York City's one-time "Taxi King" - filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...

Gene Therapy and September Scenes

GENE THERAPY AND SEPTEMBER SCENES

Today I'm giving an invited lecture at Georgia College, “Gene Therapy: A Forever Fix”? I've given the talk many times, since my book...

 
 
 
Check Out What's Hot in Bay Area Biotech on December 6

CHECK OUT WHAT'S HOT IN BAY AREA BIOTECH ON DECEMBER 6

Last December, Xconomy's annual Bay Area biotech forum assessed the election aftermath for the life sciences. This year, What's Hot...

Berkeley Lab Scientists Map Key DNA Protein Complex at Near-Atomic Resolution

BERKELEY LAB SCIENTISTS MAP KEY DNA PROTEIN COMPLEX AT NEAR-ATOMIC RESOLUTION

Chalking up another success for a new imaging technology that has energized the field of structural biology, researchers at the Department...