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Revolutionizing Cystic Fibrosis: DNA Tech Breakthrough

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Moligo Technologies has entered into a collaboration with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to provide long, single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) for research into gene therapies for cystic fibrosis (CF) and other airway diseases. Moligo’s innovative enzymatic DNA production technology produces ultrapure, long ssDNA at an industrial scale. This technology is especially promising as it can introduce chemical modifications, […]

Cell and Gene Therapy Companies Leverage GenScript’s cGMP sgRNA Capability to Accelerate Speed to Market

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GenScript USA Inc., the world’s leading life-science service provider, recently expanded its global current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) single-guide RNA (sgRNA) manufacturing capabilities to meet the growing demand for cell and gene therapies. GenScript’s 400,000 square-foot cGMP facility enables next-generation gene and cell therapy R&D programs to advance IND filings and clinical trials. “We are […]

Researchers Say They Are Close To Reversing Aging

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Researchers at Harvard University are investigating whether human genes could reverse the effects of aging. NBC Medical Fellow Dr. Akshay Syal got exclusive access to Dr. David Sinclair and his lab to discuss the future of how to defy aging.

StemExpress Opens New Collection Center in Biotech Hub of Boston, MA

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — StemExpress is excited to announce the opening of their newest StemExpress cell collection center in Boston, Massachusetts. StemExpress is relocating from Arlington, MA to the prestigious research hub of Cambridge, MA. The move promises more partnerships and better logistics for client needs, opening doors for more scalable cell […]

Renowned Geneticist to Chair Poseida Therapeutics Gene Therapy Scientific Advisory Board

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SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Poseida Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PSTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company utilizing proprietary genetic engineering platform technologies to create cell and gene therapeutics with the capacity to cure, today announced the appointment of geneticist George M. Church, Ph.D., who will serve as Chair of Poseida’s newly formed Gene Therapy Scientific Advisory […]

Jasper Therapeutics to Present at the LifeSci Partners 2nd Annual Genetic Medicines Symposium

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jasper Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: JSPR), a biotechnology company focused on enabling cures with stem cell therapies, today announced that the Company will participate at the LifeSci Partners 2nd Annual Genetic Medicines Symposium on June 28, 2022. Ronald Martell, Chief Executive Officer, Jeet Mahal, Chief Operating & […]

GoodCell Offers Personal Biobanking Early Adopter Discount for a Limited Time

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Waltham, MA, June 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, GoodCell, a life sciences company, is announcing a limited-time early adopter discount for Personal Biobanking, a proactive, preventative healthcare service that allows members to store their own stem cells for future potential personalized cell therapies.  GoodCell’s Personal Biobanking—similar to cord blood banking—is a subscription service. With the […]

What is Gene Therapy?

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Gene therapy has been studied for more than 40 years and can help stop or slow the effects of disease on the most basic level of the human body—our genes. And to understand how it works, we’ll start at the basics. Here’s a great video from the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy to […]