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Henry Kaplan from University of Louisville School of Medicine: Combatting Retinal Degeneration with Glucose

May 05, 2016

According to Henry Kaplan, MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine, "One has to recognize that there are multiple approaches like gene therapy, neuroprotection, stem cell transplantation, and pharmacologic manipulation of other genes really holds the greatest benefit in terms of trying to reverse the inevitable loss of vision."

Heart Failure Patients: Gene Transfer Therapy Does Not Help

September 01, 2015

Barry Greenberg, MD, UCSD Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, La Jolla, California, USA, presented results from the Calcium Up-Regulation by Percutaneous Administration of Gene Therapy in Cardiac Disease Phase 2b (CUPID 2) gene transfer study at the European Society of Cardiology 2015 Congress.

Advanced Skin Cancer Treatment Approved

July 27, 2015

The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved sonidegib (Odomzo/Novartis) to treat patients suffering from locally advanced basal cell carcinoma – the most common form of advanced skin cancer – that had recurred post surgery or radiation therapy.