Items Tagged ‘gene therapy’

October 18, 2022

Novel suppression-replacement preclinical gene therapy study shows promise in long and short QT syndromes

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

In a new study published in Circulation: Genomics & Precision Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers designed and developed the first suppression-replacement KCNH2 gene therapy for correcting both long QT syndrome (LQTS) and short QT syndrome (SQTS). LQTS is a genetic heart disease that can potentially cause fast, chaotic heartbeats. These rapid heartbeats might trigger people to […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, gene therapy, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, personalized medicine

December 15, 2021

Mayo Clinic research finds immune system responds to mRNA treatment for cancer

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

Adding messenger RNA, or mRNA therapy improves the response to cancer immunotherapy in patients who weren’t responding to the treatment, Mayo Clinic research shows. Immunotherapy uses the body’s immune system to prevent, control and eliminate cancer. The study is published in Cancer Immunology Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Tags: cancer immunotherapy, Dr. Haidong Dong, gene therapy, genetic diseases, genomics, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, mRNA therapy, Precision Medicine, Research

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