Using CRISPR to Supercharge Cancer-Killing Immune Cells

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CRISPR/Cas9 editing of T cell genomes enables better-targeted incorporation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor CD19, improving therapeutic efficacy.

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Developing Pain Drugs at a Snail's Pace

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Analogs of Cone Snail venom inhibit pain neurons, but are not addictive like opioid pain drugs.

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Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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MOJO Hormone Found

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Imperial study shows Kisspeptin mediates increased sexual arousal by boosting activity in brain areas associated with sex and love.

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Gut Bugs Advance Alzheimer's Disease

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Study, published in Nature Scientific Reports, describes how reducing gut bacteria prevented the advancement of neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Global Coalition To Prevent Epidemics Launched

Global Coalition To Prevent Epidemics Launched

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CEPI, A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, has been launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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First-of-its Kind Cancer Therapy Demonstrates Amazing Efficacy
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The experimental gene therapy turns a patient's own blood cells into cancer killers.

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‘Regulator Ready’ Stem Cell Lines Released
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The EUTCD-grade stem cell lines are now available for clinical development, where they can be used to advance regenerative medicine.

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Breaking Through Immune Tolerance
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A novel DNA cancer vaccine has shown promise by stimulating a therapeutic anti-tumor response against leukemia in mice.

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