Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Not Linked to Cancer, Bluebird Finds
Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Not Linked to Cancer, Bluebird Finds
Clinical trials were halted after the treatment’s vector that ferries in the healthy genetic sequence was identified in the genome of a patient’s cancer cells.
Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Not Linked to Cancer, Bluebird Finds
Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Not Linked to Cancer, Bluebird Finds

Clinical trials were halted after the treatment’s vector that ferries in the healthy genetic sequence was identified in the genome of a patient’s cancer cells.

Clinical trials were halted after the treatment’s vector that ferries in the healthy genetic sequence was identified in the genome of a patient’s cancer cells.

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LabTalk Podcast - A Modern Trojan Horse: Delivering Combination Immunotherapies to Solid Tumors 
LabTalk Podcast - A Modern Trojan Horse: Delivering Combination Immunotherapies to Solid Tumors 
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with IsoPlexis | Apr 26, 2021
Katie McKenna discusses a combination CAR T and viral therapy that kills solid tumors.
Optimizing Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) Manufacturing
Optimizing Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) Manufacturing
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with OXGENE | Feb 16, 2021
Scientists wield nature’s power to optimize adeno-associated virus (AAV) production and maximize gene therapy safety.
The Next Generation of CRISPR-Cas Systems
The Next Generation of CRISPR-Cas Systems
The Scientist Staff | Feb 4, 2021
Researchers reinvent genome editing with new CRISPR-Cas systems.
Infographic: Trans-kingdom Interactions in the Gut
Infographic: Trans-kingdom Interactions in the Gut
Catherine Offord | Feb 1, 2021
Phages interact with bacteria and eukaryotic cells in ways that researchers suspect influence mammalian health.
Accelerating Discovery in the Age of a Pandemic
Accelerating Discovery in the Age of a Pandemic
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jan 22, 2021
An expert panel will present how synthetic biology accelerates the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and the medicinal pipeline.
Insects Pass Antiviral Immunity to Offspring
Insects Pass Antiviral Immunity to Offspring
Abby Olena | Dec 17, 2020
In both Drosophila and mosquitoes, protection lasts for generations following a single maternal exposure to positive-sense single-stranded RNA viruses.
<em>The Scientist</em>&#39;s LabTalk - Episode 4
The Scientist's LabTalk - Episode 4
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Dec 11, 2020
The Past, Present, and Future of Gene Therapy: How to Scale-up Successfully
Thwarting AAV-Neutralizing Antibodies Could Improve Gene Therapy
Thwarting AAV-Neutralizing Antibodies Could Improve Gene Therapy
Emma Yasinski | Sep 25, 2020
Adeno-associated viral vectors can deliver gene therapies, but AAV-neutralizing antibodies might prevent the medicines from working.
Vector-Based Vaccines Come to the Fore in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Vector-Based Vaccines Come to the Fore in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Anthony King | Sep 8, 2020
Adenovirus vectors deliver the genetic instructions for SARS-CoV-2 antigens directly into patients’ cells, provoking a robust immune response. But will pre-existing immunity from common colds take them down?