News tagged with genetic therapy

Gene therapy and stem cells save limb

Blood vessel blockage, a common condition in old age or diabetes, leads to low blood flow and results in low oxygen, which can kill cells and tissues. Such blockages can require amputation resulting in loss of limbs. Now, ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Medical research
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No-entry zones for AIDS virus

The AIDS virus inserts its genetic material into the genome of the infected cell. Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center have now shown for the first time that the virus almost entirely spares particular sites in ...

dateNov 12, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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