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Chemo drug helps HIV patients respond to Sangamo gene therapy

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 11:28

Treating HIV patients first with a chemotherapy drug improved their response to an experimental gene-modifying technique for controlling the virus, according to Sangamo BioSciences.

Gene therapy a probable way to control HIV

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 15:33

US researchers have said that they have used gene therapy involving genetically engineered T-cells to successfully decrease the amount of the AIDS virus in several patients taken off the antiretroviral drug therapy (ADT) entirely, which included one patient whose levels became undetectable.

New gene therapy for HIV hailed a success after first trial

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 13:40

A radical gene therapy to combat HIV using genetically modified cells, which are resistant to the virus, has been declared a success by scientists after its first clinical trial.

Experimental gene therapy improves sight in patients with rare sight disorder

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 12:00

Doctors helped two men suffering from progressive blindness to help regain some of their vision with the help of an experimental gene therapy.

First ever retrograde gene therapy performed on human heart

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:35

An Indian origin surgeon has performed a historic first retrograde gene therapy, a novel procedure designed to deliver stem cells to the heart to repair damaged muscle and arteries.

New gene therapy that can reverse heart failure developed

Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 13:03

Scientists have successfully tested a powerful gene therapy, delivered directly into the heart, to reverse heart failure in large animal models.

Gene therapy set to become future of heart disease treatment

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 16:50

A global hunt for genes influencing heart disease risk has uncovered 157 changes in human DNA that alter levels of cholesterol and other blood fats - a finding that may lead to new medications.

New therapy could help slow down progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:07

Researchers have developed a therapy that could dramatically slow the onset and progression of the Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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