Articles with the topic: gene-therapy

Could a new "jaw-dropping" breakthrough help treat Huntington's Disease?

Could a new "jaw-dropping" breakthrough help treat Huntington's Disease?

The news has recently been full of stories about CRISPR, a new "jaw-dropping" DNA-editing technology. Hype or hope?

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 25, 2016

Giving Huntington's disease the finger? Two teams report success for zinc-finger drugs in cells and mice

Giving Huntington's disease the finger? Two teams report success for zinc-finger drugs in cells and mice

Success in Huntington’s disease cells and mice for zinc finger drugs that reduce production of the harmful protein

Professor Ed WildNovember 01, 2012

Gene therapy meets stem cells in liver disease success

Gene therapy meets stem cells in liver disease success

Scientists combine gene therapy and stem cells to correct a genetic liver disease. Could this combo be retooled for H

Dr Michael OrthDecember 26, 2011

Ten golden rules for reading a scientific news story

Ten golden rules for reading a scientific news story

Avoid the hype: HDBuzz presents ten 'golden rules' for reading a news story or press release about Huntington's disea

Professor Ed WildSeptember 05, 2011

Cut-and-paste DNA: fixing mutations with 'genome editing'

Cut-and-paste DNA: fixing mutations with 'genome editing'

Scientists make precise changes to the DNA of a live animal. Could it work for human genetic diseases?

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 18, 2011