Twist on CRISPR Gene Editing Treats Adult-Onset Muscular Dystrophy in Mice

Myotonic dystrophy type I is the most common type of adult-onset muscular dystrophy. People with the condition inherit repeated DNA segments that lead to the toxic buildup of repetitive RNA, the messenger that carries...

NASA finds Tropical Storm Dolphin going swimmingly

Credit: Image Courtesy: NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). NASA’s Terra satellite obtained visible imagery of recently formed Tropical Depression 14W as it...

Optimized Medium for Expansion of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Sep 21 2020 AMSBIO announce StemFit® for MSC - a new and optimized medium for expansion and maintenance of Mesenchymal Stem Cells. StemFit® for Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) is the latest addition to the StemFit® family...

Why Are There Only 10 Cell and Gene Therapies in Europe?

There is a lot of talk about how cell and gene therapy are going to change medicine, so why have only a few of them reached the market?Over the last decade, only 14 advanced...

Discovery of broad-spectrum fungicides that block septin-dependent infection processes of pathogenic fungi

1. Fisher, M. C. et al. Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem health. Nature 484, 186–194 (2012). CAS  PubMed  Google Scholar  2. Hawkins, N. J. & Fraaije, B. A. Fitness penalties in the evolution of fungicide...

PARPi olaparib for the targeted treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

PROfound trial investigators show significantly longer overall survival of mCRPC patients with at least one alteration in BRCA1, BRCA2, or ATM genes, who received treatment with PARP inhibitor olaparib versus enzalutamide or abiraterone plus...

Impact BioMedical Demonstrates 10-Fold Reduction in Viral Population of COVID-19 in Surface Disinfectant Efficacy...

Document Security Systems, Inc. (“DSS” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: DSS), a multinational company operating businesses focusing on brand protection technology, blockchain security, direct marketing, healthcare, real estate, and securitized digital assets, today announced...

Gene therapy used to overcome the cardiac effects of Freidreich’s ataxia

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 19 2020 Gene therapy was successfully used to overcome the cardiac effects of Freidreich’s ataxia (FA) in a mouse model of the disease, as reported in the peer-reviewed journal Human...

UC study sheds light on cancer treatment, COVID-19

Death rates spike for patients with cancer and COVID-19 who are treated with certain anti-cancer therapies at certain times Credit: Colleen Kelley/UC Creative + Brand University of Cincinnati...

Antibody blockade effective in treatment of severe COVID-19

As countries around the world race to develop a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, researchers are working to understand exactly how it causes the myriad of symptoms that seem to linger...

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