gene therapy

The New York Times reports on new gene therapy efforts to treat sickle-cell disease.

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A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.

New Scientist reports that researchers have tested an ALS gene therapy in a mouse model of disease.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on the difficulties health insurers face with new gene and cell therapies.

The researchers characterized how gene therapy affects the immune cell repertoires and microbiomes of X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency patients.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: DNA vaccine-based approach for Duchenne muscular dystrophy tested in mice, antimicrobial found in bear saliva, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: retinitis pigmentosa gene therapy, role of microbiome in growth stunting, and more.

The US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

Spark Therapeutics reports new data on its investigational hemophilia A treatment that says it reduces bleeds, according to Stat News.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

The University of Zurich's Ruedi Aebersold and his colleagues analyzed a dozen HeLa cell lines to find differences in gene expression, protein levels, and more.

In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.