Search Results - Gene/Cell Therapy

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Synthetic engineered potassium channel (EKC) for gene therapy
Available For: Licensing<h2>Summary</h2>{{start}} Epilepsy affects around 60 million people globally and there remains an urgent need for novel treatment methods. Researchers at UCL Institute of Neurology have developed a novel synthetic engineered potassium channel (EKC) as a gene therapy tool to treat epilepsy and other neurological c...
Published: 20/06/2017   |   Inventor(s): Stephanie Schorge, Albert Snowball, Elodie Chabrol, Dimitri Kullmann, Matthew Walker
Keywords(s): Central Nervous System (CNS)
Category(s): Gene/Cell Therapy
New lentiviral platform eliminating packaging sequences from the transcribed DNA region
Available for: Exclusive/Non-exclusive Licensing<h2>Summary</h2>{{start}} All lentiviral vectors described to date contain packaging sequences necessary for the viral RNA genome to be assembled into viral particles. These sequences are unnecessarily reverse transcribed into DNA and permanently integrate into target cells. The researcher...
Published: 27/03/2015   |   Inventor(s): Steven Howe, Conrad Vink, Simon Waddington
Keywords(s): Genetic, Orphan & Rare Diseases
Category(s): Delivery of Drugs/Molecules, Gene/Cell Therapy, Research Tools, Bioanalytics & Assays
Novel Therapy for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
Available for: Exclusive/Non-Exclusive Licensing<h2>Summary</h2>{{start}} Polycystic kidney disease is the most common inherited cause of kidney failure, affecting 1 in 1000 adults and children worldwide. It is characterized by the growth of multiple cysts leading to loss of normal kidney structure and functions and often results in end...
Published: 18/03/2015   |   Inventor(s): Paul Winyard, David Andrew Long, Jennifer Huang
Keywords(s): Kidneys & Genitourinary System
Category(s): Delivery of Drugs/Molecules, Gene/Cell Therapy, Therapeutic
Stem Cell Therapy Replacement for Retinal Ganglion Cells: Treatment for Glaucoma and Other Eye Diseases
Available For: Exclusive licensing<h2>Summary</h2>{{start}} Glaucoma is disease in the eye characterised by the progressive loss of retinal ganglion cells. Stem cell based therapeutics provide a method for restoration of neurons damaged by retinal disease. We have identified a population of neural stem cells in the adult human eye that ...
Published: 01/03/2011   |   Inventor(s): Astrid Limb, Peng Khaw
Keywords(s): Ophthalmology & Optometry
Category(s): Gene/Cell Therapy, Regenerative Medicine
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