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August 26, 2014

Attacking a Rare Disease at its Source With Gene Therapy

Penn proof-of-principle animal study reduces harmful accumulation of proteins in lysosomal storage disease

Using an animal model, a team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has proven the efficacy of a more elegant way to restore IDUA levels in the body through direct gene transfer. Read more ...

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Researchers in the rapidly expanding research field of microbiomics have shown that the human body is home to an entire ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes. What's more, these microbes play an important role in regulating many of our physiological processes.

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