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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Gene therapy repairs damaged lungs

Using outside-the-body gene therapy in pig and human lungs, researchers have repaired donated organs that were deemed too damaged to transplant.
Using outside-the-body gene therapy in pig and human lungs, researchers have repaired donated organs that were deemed too damaged to transplant. Many lungs harvested from… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-therapy-repairs-damaged-lungs/

Opening doors

Five years ago newspaper reports of medical breakthroughs rarely mentioned the animal research that had played a part in creating a medicine or treatment.
Five years ago newspaper reports of medical breakthroughs rarely mentioned the animal research that had played a part in creating a medicine or treatment. These articles would… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/opening-doors/

Elixir from Easter Island?

apamycin was found in soil on Easter Island 40 years ago.
Rapamycin was found in soil on Easter Island 40 years ago. The antibiotic is normally used to prevent organ rejection and is being tested as a cancer treatment. Now, scientists… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/elixir-from-easter-island/

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