Gene Therapy

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NextUp: The Local Company Pioneering Gene Therapy for Pets

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations, and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email […]

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Q&A: Cancer Gene Therapy Researcher Bruce Levine on the Future of “Cellicon Valley”

Bruce Levine holds many titles. He serves as the Barbara and Edward Netter professor in cancer gene therapy and founding director of the Clinical Cell […]

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Here’s What’s Next for Gene Therapy

Gene therapy was once viewed as science fiction; the idea of using a person’s own genes to fight disease in the body was merely a […]

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New Gene Therapies Might Never Reach the Minority Communities That Need Them

When it comes to medicine and science, it’s safe to say we are living the future. There are Jetsons-like procedures such as capsule endoscopy, which […]

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Philly’s Spark Therapeutics Is Revolutionizing Medicine

The dogs told her it would work, back in 2000. Jean Bennett had been a gene-therapy researcher for two decades at that point, starting with […]