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New UK collaboration provides hope of gene therapy for liver condition

A new collaboration between Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) and Bloomsbury Genetic Therapies Limited (Bloomsbury), a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in the UK, could see a novel gene therapy for a devastating genetic liver metabolic condition enter clinical trials within months – providing hope for children who currently have to undergo liver transplantation to survive.…

Cost of going blind calculated for first time as $5.2m

Researchers have for the first time calculated the lifetime cost of living with an inherited eye disease in Australia as $5.2 million per person. Distressingly, a significant portion of the cost associated with the progressive loss of vision is absorbed by the individuals affected and their families, with over one-third of these costs being due…

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