Edited embryos should not be used for pregnancy, they caution
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
A recent roundup in The Economist looks at a few new ideas for gene therapy.
Rules from two U.S. federal agencies, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, have created a strange impasse.
Study volunteer Jonathan Wyatt, for example, can now read three more lines on an optometrist's chart.
A new feature in Wired highlights scientific advances that may make gene therapy much safer and more widespread. But it's important to check whether the regulation of clinical trials has advanced equally well.
After one treatment, beagles were symptom-free up to four years later.
It's not a cure, but researchers hope inserting a few genes into T cell receptors can keep HIV cells at bay.
Next-generation cancer therapies are notoriously expensive. But maybe not for long.
We're tampering with genes to cure a rare metabolic disorder--and that's likely just the beginning.
Success with silencing respiratory virus could lead to protection for lung-transplant patients and infants
The technology might allow for mid-life human sex changes with no surgery
In a rare success for gene therapy, sight is regained in one eye
Researchers hope to extend gene therapy success in restoring sight to colorblind monkeys
Five breast cancer patients, with the help of the ACLU, are heading to court to dispute a company's right to monopolize parts of the human genome
New research suggests transsexualism is indeed a genetic trait. But how conclusive is the study?
A pioneering gene treatment for Parkinson's disease ignites fury -- and hope.
And they still don't understand what a third of them are for
Wherever conquerors go, they leave a little bit of their genetics. Gene analyses of modern people are able to reveal those influences.