New genetic target for blood cancer treatment — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] Targeting a pathway that is essential for the survival of certain types of acute myeloid leukaemia could provide a new therapy avenue for patients, the latest research has found. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute found that a specific genetic mutation, which is linked with poor prognosis in blood cancer, is involved in the […]

Gene-editing treatment shows promise for sickle cell disease

[ad_1] This July 2019 image provided by the Sarah Cannon Research Institute shows Victoria Gray on her infusion day during a gene editing trial for sickle cell disease at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute and The Children’s Hospital At TriStar Centennial in Nashville. Since her treatment, Gray has weaned herself from pain medications she depended […]

Gene therapy gives man with sickle cell disease the chance for a better future

[ad_1] Evie Junior. Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center For Evie Junior, living with sickle cell disease has been like running a marathon. “But it’s a marathon where as you keep going, the trail gets rockier and then you lose your shoes,” the 27-year-old said. “It gets harder as you get older. Things start […]