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July 28, 2016

Penn Study Verifies Human Gene Therapy in Model of Rare Metabolic Disorder

Investigations inform planned first-in-human trials

In an ongoing preclinical program using gene therapy to help cells restore normal levels of IDUA, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have shown that exposure to the human IDUA protein early in the life of an MPS I canine model increased immune tolerance to the foreign gene. Read more ...

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July 27, 2016

Piecing Together Books from Penn's Past

"Holy moly! Look what we have!" exclaimed Irving Nachamkin, DrPH, MPH, when he and his colleague Kathy Montone, MD, both division directors and professors of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Penn Medicine, pulled away the humble brown paper holding a small group of late 19th century books together. Read more ...

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Focus on Precision Medicine

Combine the wealth of health-related information now available to doctors and researchers with the substantial advances in molecular biology, and the result is the remarkable growth of precision medicine. The goal: to provide the right treatment to each individual at the right time.

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