The 44-year-old patient has Hunter syndrome, which doctors hope to treat using zinc finger nucleases.
Infected animals given chloroquine while pregnant had fetuses with a far lighter viral load in their brains than untreated mice did.
Many of the headlines suggested that the proposed ethics rules for NIH employees have been relaxed. But that's not quite true, as Ted Agres pointed out here. The rules on stock ownership have loosened, yes. But the most important restriction remains. That's the one forbidding those who labor at NIH to do outside consulting for businesses with a stake in NIH's labor. These decisions are a smart move for NIH director Elias A. Zerhouni. The previous proposed stock ownership rules were needl
August 29, 2005|