Navigation Links
Previous Claims of siRNA Therapeutic Effects Called into Question by Report in 'Human Gene Therapy'
Date:9/2/2008

ing a mouse model of influenza, the authors demonstrated that the anti-viral activity of siRNA is mainly due to non-specific stimulation of the immune system rather than to a targeted attack on the disease-causing virus.

"siRNA holds tremendous potential as a research tool, however its clinical development is still in its infancy. The study by Robbins et al. points out a very important issue regarding non-specific effects that should be considered when designing and evaluating siRNA strategies," says James M. Wilson, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, and Head of the Gene Therapy Program, Division of Medical Genetics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, in Philadelphia.

'Human Gene Therapy,' the Official Journal of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (http://www.esgct.org), the British Society for Gene Therapy (http://www.bsgt.org), and the French Society of Cell and Gene Therapy (http://www.sftcg.fr), is an authoritative peer-reviewed journal published monthly in print and online that presents reports on the transfer and expression of genes in mammals, including humans. Related topics include improvements in vector development, delivery systems, and animal models, particularly in the areas of cancer, heart disease, viral disease, genetic disease, and neurological disease, as well as ethical, legal, and regulatory issues related to the gene transfer in humans. Tables of contents and a free sample issue may be viewed online at http://www.liebertpub.com

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc (http://www.liebertpub.com) is a privately held, fully integrated media company known for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in many promising areas of science and biomedical research, including 'Tissu
'/>"/>

SOURCE Mary Ann Liebert, Inc
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. European Unions CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on PEGINTRON(TM) Combination Therapy for Retreating Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed Previous Therapy
2. Risks Associated With Face Transplants May Be Lower Than Previously Thought, ASPS Journal Review Suggests
3. Human Genome Sciences Presents Results of Phase 2 Trial of Albuferon(R) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed To Respond To Previous Therapy
4. Phase II Study of Zevalin(R) Consolidation Following Fludarabine and Mitoxantrone Chemotherapy Results in 100 Percent Complete Remission Rate and 89 Percent Three-Year Progression Free Survival in Patients with Previously Untreated Non-Follicular Indolent
5. CASTLE Study Showed Similar Efficacy Between Once-Daily REYATAZ(R) (atazanavir sulfate)/ritonavir and Twice-Daily lopinavir/ritonavir at 48 Weeks in Previously Untreated HIV-Infected Adult Patients
6. Schering-Plough To Initiate Phase III Studies With HCV Protease Inhibitor Boceprevir in Previously Untreated Hepatitis C Patients and Those Who Failed Prior Treatment
7. Karmanos Doctors Urge Increased Screening for Previously Treated Lung Cancer Patients, Especially Young Women
8. ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs and Symptoms Regardless of Previous Therapy in Two New Global Studies
9. Results Published in the Journal Cancer Demonstrate that Oral Talactoferrin Alfa is Active as Monotherapy in Previously Treated Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
10. Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) Results in a Higher Yield of Proteins and in the Extraction of Proteins Not Previously Identified in Cancer, Stroke, and IVF Studies
11. Bradmer reports progression free survival data from previous Phase II glioblastoma multiforme trials
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Alemania, December 17, 2014 ... anterior, con un alto nivel de gasto en investigación ... fiscal 2013/14 (finalizado el 30 de septiembre de 2014) ... a 4.287 millones de euros (año anterior: 4.190 millones ... moneda desfavorables. Las ganancias (EBIT) crecieron un 14 por ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  Strategic Health Services, Inc. (SHS), a leading ... a strategic agreement with QualCare, Inc., a leading provider of ... regional marketplace.  This agreement will further QualCare,s population ... solutions QualCare brings to its clients in ... QualCare plans cover more than 800,000 member ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... YORK , Dec. 17, 2014 ... imaging (MRI), the MRI market is seeing new ... and breast MRI scans account for the majority ... a higher resolution of images, which are creating opportunities ... imaging (MRI) market is growing at a rate ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ZEISS confirma su posición en un entorno difícil 2Strategic Health Services to collaborate with QualCare on Population Health and Wellness Technology for QualCare Members 2Strategic Health Services to collaborate with QualCare on Population Health and Wellness Technology for QualCare Members 3Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 3
... Ferring Pharmaceuticals presented an interim study analysis indicating that ... in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles using a gonadotropin-releasing ... poster at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American ... 2009. , MENOPUR® vs. rFSH in ...
... NANJING, China, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ... the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company,specializing in development, ... in China, today announced an agreement with,OSI Pharmaceuticals, ... OSI-930 in China. , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Research Compares MENOPUR(R) With rFSH in GnRH Antagonist IVF Cycles 2Research Compares MENOPUR(R) With rFSH in GnRH Antagonist IVF Cycles 3Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces Collaboration with OSI Pharmaceuticals 2Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces Collaboration with OSI Pharmaceuticals 3
(Date:12/20/2014)... Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 ... contend they suffered uncontrollable bleeding and other ... District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana for coordinated pretrial ... Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) issued an order Friday ... tag-along actions pending in 22 federal courts to the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... It’s very easy to become overwhelmed with the ... to the wayside until Christmas and the New Year are ... and that burning desire to just escape it all and ... to Telluride with a no-fuss, affordable package. Montrose Days Inn ... resort, and ensure that all accommodations are met. Plus, everyone ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Branson, Missouri (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 ... a new official world record -- for the first time ... most prestigious record book, Guinness World Records 2015, listing the ... Steepest Wooden Roller Coaster. In additional awards announced this week, ... to See Christmas Lights in the US,” USA Today’s 10Best ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... The Medspa at Hendrick in Abilene, TX ... cosmetic brand Juvéderm. Voluma XC treats volume loss in ... at Hendrick is pleased to be able to offer ... its clients. , Voluma is the first and only ... the mid-face and cheek area. This non-invasive treatment targets ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Potentially illness-causing E. coli ... at farmers markets, according to a new study. ... vendors from 13 farmers markets in Los Angeles and ... Out of almost 150 samples tested, 24 percent were ... salmonella, according to the researchers. Both types of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4Health News:Days Inn Montrose Colorado Delivers Last Minute Holiday Season Ski Getaway Accommodations 2Health News:Silver Dollar City Nets New Titles: Guinness Book of World Records, Plus CNN Travel, USA Today & Fodor’s Top Places for Christmas Lights 2Health News:Breakthrough New Injectable Dermal Filler Voluma XC Offered by The MedSpa at Hendrick 2Health News:E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs 2
... too closely to pacemakers, ICDs , , SUNDAY, Nov. 9 ... into your coat pocket might not be exactly heart-stopping, ... your implanted cardiac device. , Harvard researchers ... sessions, in New Orleans, report that magnets in these ...
... The NHS Human,Services Foundation held its fifth annual Leading ... Regency Penn,s Landing in Philadelphia. This event is,one of ... mission,of NHS Human Services, one of the largest providers ... year the Foundation presents the Leading the Way Award ...
... The 2008 Joint Meeting of the American Academy of ... the largest and most comprehensive ophthalmic educational meeting in ... to 11 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta. ... "Breakfast with the Experts" roundtables, 95 skills transfer courses, ...
... Surgery Patients can Better Understand Their Condition at CataractSurgery.com , ... ... surgery patients and their caregivers now have a new online educational ... Cataracts affect nearly 20 million Americans age 60 and ...
... uric acid in dog breed , , FRIDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay ... of uric acid that lead to bladder stones in Dalmatians ... may provide clues about kidney stones in humans. , Among ... of uric acid in their urine and blood. Other dog ...
... treating colorectal cancer varies widely, with newer, life-extending therapies ... older agents, according to a study led by a ... , "The total cost of chemotherapy to treat colorectal ... patient, depending on the regimen," said Gary Lyman, M.D., ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MP3 Player Headphones May Throw Off Cardiac Devices 2Health News:MP3 Player Headphones May Throw Off Cardiac Devices 3Health News:Gala Raises Funds for NHS Human Services 2Health News:AAO-SOE Joint Meeting research highlights 2Health News:AAO-SOE Joint Meeting research highlights 3Health News:AAO-SOE Joint Meeting research highlights 4Health News:Alcon Sponsors Online Educational Initiative for Patients Considering Cataract Surgery 2Health News:Gene Mutation in Dalmatians Sheds Light on Kidney Stones in Humans 2Health News:Cost of treating colorectal cancer can vary by thousands per patient 2
... double lumen tube made of silicone rubber with ... to the characteristics of silicone rubber, Silbronco is ... insertion. Furthermore, the tube will not soften like ... term surgery., ,Silbronco is also especially useful ...
The Pedia-Trake® is designed to reduce the possibility of over penetration., ,Pedia-Trake® is used to establish an emergency airway in pediatric patients more than one year old....
Used for emergency airway access when endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Used for emergency airway access when conventional endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Medicine Products: