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No ‘gay gene’, but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior

LONDON (Reuters) – A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single “gay gene” but that a complex mix of genetics and environment affects whether a person has same-sex sexual partners. FILE PHOTO: People dance during the Youth Pride event as part of World Pride and Stonewall… Read More »

FDA says some data testing Novartis’ $2 million gene therapy was manipulated

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis’ more than $ 2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is… Read More »

Novartis building out cell and gene therapy platform that'll lead the pack, CEO promises

SAN FRANCISCO—Novartis’ first-ever CAR-T cell therapy may have been hamstrung by early manufacturing problems, but the company still figures it can build a cell and gene therapy platform strong enough to deliver success not only with Kymriah but also a full “game board” of treatments for many more diseases, its CEO said on Monday. During his first… Read More »