Long Term Data Looks Good for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Gene Therapy Zolgensma
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Long Term Data Looks Good for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Gene Therapy Zolgensma

According to a story from Benzinga, the Novartis Company AveXis recently announced the results of long term studies testing the impact of Zolgensma, a gene therapy treatment that was approved…

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Why Was a Drug Being Tested for Coronavirus/COVID-19 Given Orphan Drug Designation?
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Why Was a Drug Being Tested for Coronavirus/COVID-19 Given Orphan Drug Designation?

According to a story from The Intercept, Gilead Sciences' antiviral drug remdesivir, which is being tested as a treatment for coronavirus/COVID-19, was just given Orphan Drug designation by the US…

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What if the World Always Thought of the Immunocompromised as They are Right Now?
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What if the World Always Thought of the Immunocompromised as They are Right Now?

If the world were as careful in everyday life Perhaps I’d be sick less, I’d feel much less strife It's the small precautions, like washing your hands That for me…

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Organs-On- A-Chip: A Novel Approach to Studying Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Biological engineers at MIT are using a new technique to study various organs and their interaction with our immune system. According to a recent article in Science Daily, the researchers…

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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Most Patients Don’t Switch TNF Inhibitors, Even if They Stop Working
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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Most Patients Don’t Switch TNF Inhibitors, Even if They Stop Working

According to a story from Healio, a recent study that was published in the scientific journal BMC Rheumatology revealed that it was uncommon for patients living with ankylosing spondylitis to switch from…

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Mouse Models Prove Success of Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Huntington’s Disease

Research has recently been published in Nature Communications that shows the success of a new gene therapy in the treatment of Huntington's Disease. This therapy, an adeno-associated virus-based gene therapy, was tested…

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