gene therapy

March 9, 2023

The approach makes it possible to introduce much larger genes into cells than current gene therapy techniques.


October 19, 2021

Biological structure researchers induce support cells in the retina to become neurons, an approach that someday could help restore vision.

October 14, 2019

Investigators hope leading-edge scientific studies will translate into therapies for difficult-to-treat skeletal muscle disorders, as well as heart muscle damage

September 13, 2019

A Sept. 16 scientific program will be held in remembrance of Dr. George Stamatoyannopoulos to discuss cell and gene therapy, and other fields of his interest. .

February 1, 2019

The next-generation versions of the micro-dystrophins made muscles stronger while avoiding contraction injuries in an animal model of the disease

May 18, 2018

For the past eight years, Childers has been focused on finding a cure for a form of muscular dystrophy called Myotubular Myopathy or MTM. It is a rare disease that affects the skeletal muscles.

January 8, 2018

A therapy developed at UW shows promise in its first test in young boys who have an inherited deady muscle disease. 

Dr. Martin Childers of the University of Washington School of Medicine
January 8, 2018

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Within months, clinical trials of a gene therapy will begin with a small group of children affected with a deadly muscle-wasting disease.

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