Germline gene therapy pioneer, teenage son make case for safe treatment

IMAGE: Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., (right) director of the OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, co-authored an editorial with his 17-year-old son, Paul Mitalipov, making the case for using gene-editing… view more  An internationally known embryologist and his son make the case for using gene-editing tools to prevent inherited disease, in an editorial published today…

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Interventions for students with disabilities, learning difficulties, measured with grant

IMAGE: Ethan Van Norman is an assistant professor of school psychology at Lehigh University. view more  Credit: Lehigh University Schools provide interventions for students with disabilities and learning difficulties to help those students overcome academic challenges and succeed in the classroom. But how does a teacher or researcher know if an intervention is working or not…

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Researchers explore augmented ACL reconstruction procedure

IMAGE: Viewing outside the knee, the tibial passing sutures, InternalBrace passing sutures, and femoral passing sutures can all be seen docked. view more  Credit: Chad Lavender, M.D., Marshall University HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – An innovative procedure that explores the use of amnion, bone marrow concentrate and suture tape in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction may result in…

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