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Single Injection Silenced Huntington’s Gene Activity for 6 Months in Mice

Sep 15, 2016 11:53 am | Magdalena Kegel

 

mutant Huntington's geneAttempts to block the activity of the mutant huntingtin gene, which causes Huntington’s disease, may have taken a big step forward. Scientists report they successfully silenced the gene for six months after a single injection in a mouse model of the disease. The study, “Deimmunization for gene therapy: host matching of synthetic zinc finger constructs enables […]

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Voyager Partners with CHDI to Develop Huntington’s Disease Gene-silencing Therapy

Sep 13, 2016 09:12 am | Daniela Semedo, PhD

 

VY-HTT01 gene-silencing therapyVoyager Therapeutics has partnered with the CHDI Foundation to advance its VY-HTT01 gene-silencing therapy for Huntington’s disease (HD). The research alliance with CHDI builds upon an earlier partnership between CHDI and Sanofi Genzyme and includes financial support from CHDI to help in the preparation and filing of an FDA investigational new drug application. The collaboration also […]

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