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The development of brain stem cells into new nerve cells and why this can lead to cancer

Ana Martin-Villalba and her research team at the German Cancer Research Center followed stem cells along the path to neurons. The scientists analyzed at every step which genes where switched on and which of them were actually turned into new proteins. They expected to find that stem cells would simply switch their stem cell genes… 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 »