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October 2, 2023 | Duke School of Medicine
Doug Marchuk and Aravind Asokan have been awarded a three-year $1.9 million grant from the Department of Defense to develop less invasive treatment options for familial cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM).
July 20, 2023 | Cision PR Newswire
Boris Kantor and Ornit Chiba-Falek described an epigenome therapy platform based on CRISPR/dCas9-editing strategy intended to reduce APOE-e4 at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference
July 10, 2023
The genomics field at Duke is thriving because of the highly collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment that spans basic, translational, and clinical research. Mentoring future researchers is a key priority at the center. CAGT faculty are committed to training, [...]
June 29, 2023 | Duke School of Medicine
Our bodies have the remarkable ability to heal from these injuries, thanks to muscle stem cells.
April 26, 2023
Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award Cameron Kim, PhD Recognizes an outstanding educator. These faculty inspire students to learn and apply knowledge, engage students in the classroom and share their love of engineering. Cameron is passionate about training the next [...]
April 25, 2023
March 30, 2023 | Duke School of Medicine
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disease that causes scarring on the lungs. Over time, as more scarring occurs, patients experience decreased lung function and difficulty breathing. Once diagnosed, most patients die within five years.
March 30, 2023 | Duke School of Medicine
Raluca Gordân, PhD, and team investigated how transcription factors may affect the production of genetic mutations, or mutagenesis, by binding to the wrong sites after being exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
March 27, 2023 | Duke Today
Duke alumnus, former member of the Gersbach lab, and Rhodes Scholar Ariel Kantor was selected for Forbes Europe's latest "30 under 30" — an annual listing of top young innovators, entrepreneurs and world changers.
February 1, 2023 | Duke OTC
December 15, 2022 | Duke Today
December 13, 2022 | Duke Today
A team of Duke scientists studying how other animals regrow damaged tissues has made an important step toward controlling at least one part of the regenerative machinery with that kind of precision.
November 30, 2022 | Duke School of Medicine
Aravind Asokan to Lead Partnership with Danaher Corporation to Accelerate Gene Therapy Breakthroughs
Aravind Asokan will lead a new strategic partnership with Danaher Corporation to form the first Danaher Beacon for Gene Therapy Innovation, a new initiative designed to access breakthrough science to create technologies and applications that will improve human health.
November 16, 2022 | Duke Research Blog
Gersbach is one of 30 Duke faculty to make this year's list
November 11, 2022 | Cision PR Newswire
Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), a global science and technology innovator, today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Duke University to form its first Danaher Beacon for Gene Therapy Innovation.
October 13, 2022 | WRAL TechWire
The oncology startup Tavros Therapeutics has signed a five-year collaboration with Vividion Therapeutics that could bring as much as $430.5 million to the RTP firm.
October 5, 2022 | Duke Today
Editing technology is precise and broadly applicable to all tissues and animal species
October 4, 2022 | Duke CTSI
Svati H. Shah, MD, MHS, spoke to partners at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) about the pivotal role of Duke Kannapolis at the 350-acre translational science hub focused on human health and nutrition.
September 6, 2022
We are excited to welcome Anoop Patel, MD, associate professor of neurosurgery, to the CAGT community. Patel graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Medical School and completed residency as well as a research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He comes to Duke [...]
July 20, 2022 | Duke School of Medicine
July 1, 2022
We are excited to welcome Pranam Chatterjee, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, to the CAGT community. Chatterjee's research focus explores how to develop cells and tissues that can improve reproductive longevity and fertility. “The work that I do is very [...]
June 6, 2022
By Alissa Kocer Leukemia starts in cells that would normally develop into different types of blood cells. About 61,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed each year, and depending on the type of leukemia and the age of the patient, five-year survival rates vary between about [...]
April 28, 2022 | Gilbert Family Foundation
The Gilbert Family Foundation, announced more than $18 million in grants to fund a new three-year campaign as part of the organization’s Gene Therapy Initiative.