Groundbreaking Gene Therapies for Hereditary Diseases

Alessandro Aiuti, a physician and research scientist from Milan, receives the Else Kröner Fresenius Prize for Medical Research 2020 endowed with 2.5 million euros.

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Sofinnova Partners Announces Third Investment from its Italian Fund

This investment brings the total financing by Sofinnova Partners to €25 million over the past six months.

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Tigem and SR-Tiget involved in UPGRADE project, funded by the European Union

Fondazione Telethon announces the launch of the UPGRADE project, funded by the European Union with 15 million euros, aiming at developing more precise and effective gene therapies approaches.

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Restore Health – Therapies that cure

The European Commission (EC) announced that the FET Flagship RESTORE, which was initiated by the Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), has been selected to enter the next phase of the FET Flagship competition.

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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, have entered into a scientific collaboration to research and develop genome edited hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) and T cell therapies.

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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

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GSK receives positive CHMP opinion in Europe for StrimvelisTM, the first gene therapy to treat very rare disease, ADA-SCID

GlaxoSmithKline (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion recommending marketing authorisation for Strimvelis

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Towards success

Up to June 30, 2013, the Telethon Foundation has invested over € 394 million to fund 2470 research projects, which have yielded 9350 articles in international scientific journals.

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€ 30,500,000 for Telethon research thanks to italian generosity

A solidarity marathon conducted thanks to Italian generosity: a special edition of a popular quiz show brought the curtain down on the fundraising campaign broadcast on the RAI TV and radio networks that brought in donations totalling € 30,500,000;

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