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Newly Discovered Gene Responds To Electromagnetic Fields May Some Day Be Used In Gene Therapy

In a study, Johns Hopkins researchers and colleagues utilized the gene of a catfish to enable a rat brain to sense electromagnetic fields. A wide variety of animals, such as newts, lobster, bees and birds are capable of sensing the … Continue reading

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New Preliminary Clinical Trial Reveals Experimental Gene Therapy For Vision Loss Is Safe In Humans

A small, preliminary clinical trial conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins and collaborators has demonstrated an experimental gene therapy that utilizes specific viruses to introduce a therapeutic gene into the human eye is completely safe, which means that it could … Continue reading

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