Keyword: University of Texas
Researchers accidentally reprogrammed mature neurons into dopamine-producing neurons—a discovery that could spark new therapies for brain diseases.
Using CRISPR screening, a UT Southwestern team found an interferon-stimulated gene that's key to resisting Zika.
Using CRISPR to correct a DMD gene mutation restored up to 92% of muscle function in dogs.
Researchers from King's College London designed a gene therapy that can be switched off once it has treated a spinal cord injury.
Boosting the process cells use to throw out toxic substances could point to new drug targets for diseases like Alzheimer's.
Scientists at Duke have identified a pathway in the liver that they believe could be manipulated to reduce the deposition of fat in the liver, as well as glucose regulation.
Switching on the LZK gene in mice with spinal cord injuries led to a smaller scar, which might improve healing.
Targeting "clusters" of mutations with CRISPR could lead to a treatment that could work for up to 60% of patients with DMD.
Pfizer has set up a new partnering network to try to foster collaborations with top-tier universities
A pair of experimental vaccines protected mouse fetuses from brain defects caused by Zika infection.