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Our commitment to providing assistance to patients suffering from rare genetic diseases means we must assume clear, unambiguous positions in regard to the manner in which research is conducted in Italy and the means required to remove obstacles to achieving our final goal, namely treatments.

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From epigenetics - new molecular switches to silence genes
It is possible to silence a desired gene by hiding it from the molecular machinery that has the task of reading it and expressing its function. This is the result of a research carried out at the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (SR-Tiget) published this week in Cell. This techni...
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Editas Medicine Announces Scientific Multi-Year Collaboration with Fondazione Telethon and Ospedale San Raffaele
Editas Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDIT), a leading genome editing company, and Fondazione Telethon and Ospedale San Raffaele, which operate a joint research collaboration known as the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (SR-TIGET) have entered into a scientific collaboration to research...
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Preliminary results reporting the safety and effectiveness of gene therapy in patients with metachromatic leukodystrophy published in The Lancet
The gene therapy developed in the laboratories of the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy in Milan (SR-Tiget) remains effective as a potential early treatment of metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), a rare neurodegenerative disease caused by the alteration of a gene called arylsulfat...
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Strimvelis receives European marketing authorisation to treat very rare disease, ADA-SCID
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Fondazione Telethon (Telethon) and Ospedale San Raffaele (OSR) today announced that the European Commission has approved Strimvelis, the first ex-vivo stem cell gene therapy to treat patients with a very rare disease called ADA-SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency due to ...