Laura Campbell

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Proposed Treatment To Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues

The federal government is considering whether to allow scientists to take a controversial step: make changes in some of the genetic material in a woman's egg that would be passed down through generations.<p>Mark Sauer of the Columbia University Medical Center, a member of one of two teams of U.S. …

Incurable Brain Cancer Gene is Silenced

<b>Gene regulation technology increases survival rates in mice with glioblastoma.</b><p>Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the brain cancer that killed Sen. Edward …

Gene Therapy Combats Hereditary Blood Disease - MIT Technology Review

In the most successful demonstration of the potential of gene therapy as a treatment for complex hereditary diseases, the approach has been used to …

Genetics

Lou Gehrig's Disease: From Patient Stem Cells to Potential Treatment Strategy in One Study

<b>Translational research goes seamless: After creating neurons from patients’ skin cells, Cedars Sinai led researchers ‘treat’ gene defect in a dish,</b> …

Exclusive: 'Jaw-dropping' breakthrough hailed as landmark in fight against hereditary diseases as Crispr technique heralds genetic revolution

A breakthrough in genetics – described as “jaw-dropping” by one Nobel scientist – has created intense excitement among DNA experts around the world …

Genetics