biotechnology

Gene Editing is Leading to a New Age in Human Health and Longevity

Posted in Medicine on 20th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

Gene-editing therapy was successfully used to treat a leukemia patient.

Salmonella can be weaponized to flush out cancer

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

A notorious germ best known for getting people rushing to the bathroom may one day have cancer patients headed to clinics for a new treatment.

World First Drug Trial in Manchester Leaves Man With No Trace of Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Christie has participated in a world-first drug trial that has left a 60-year-old man with no trace of the disease.

Medical first, children had cancer cured with genetically engineered cells from another person

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The worlds first attempt to treat cancer with genetically engineered immune cells from a donor.

A Diabetes Drug Has Shut Down Cancers Primary Way of Making Energy

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

Low-dose treatment with diabetes medication metformin resulted in a significant increase in tumor cell death.