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Newsletter May 2014

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News: Gene therapy injections: Future obesity cure?
An injection that promises to end obesity seems like the type of claim found only on obnoxious flashing web ads, but it’s entirely plausible that one day we will be able to treat this common problem with just the prick of a needle, according to Jason Dyck, a researcher at the University of Alberta. Two years ago, Dyck and his colleagues published a paper in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes that concluded an injectable adiponectin gene therapy reduced fat and improved insulin sensitivity in mice, despite the fact the test animals were being fed a high-fat diet.
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Members Discount: Download files and save up to 33%
Gene Therapy Net members can download interesting files and receive serious discounts. For example, download all questions, answers and explanation of the Gene Therapy Multiple Choice Quiz, including basic, intermediate and advanced difficulty level. The Word file is ideal study material!
You can also download the high resolution jpg image as well as the original powerpoint file of the figure: A comparison of different viral vectors in use for gene therapy: overview of their advantages and disadvantages. The powerpoint file can be used in your own presentations or for educational purposes.

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Conferences
- 21 – 24 May 2014, American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 17th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
- 2 – 3 June 2014, 3. Laupheimer Zelltage - Processes for Virus-based Biologics, Laupheim, Germany
- 6 – 8 August 2014, The 20th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Gene Therapy (JSGT), Tokio, Japan
- 25 – 27 September 2014, 14th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Cell & Gene Therapy of Cancer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- 23 – 26 October 2014, XXII Congress of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT), The Hague, The Netherlands
- 27 – 29 October 2014, 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Cell & Gene Therapy, Las Vegas, NV
- November 2014, Formulation and Drug Delivery Congress, London, UK
- November 2014, Cell Therapy Congress, London, UK

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News: Gene therapy injections: Future obesity cure?
An injection that promises to end obesity seems like the type of claim found only on obnoxious flashing web ads, but it’s entirely plausible that one day we will be able to treat this common problem with just the prick of a needle, according to Jason Dyck, a researcher at the University of Alberta. Two years ago, Dyck and his colleagues published a paper in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes that concluded an injectable adiponectin gene therapy reduced fat and improved insulin sensitivity in mice, despite the fact the test animals were being fed a high-fat diet.
Read more...

Members Discount: Download files and save up to 33%
Gene Therapy Net members can download interesting files and receive serious discounts. For example, download all questions, answers and explanation of the Gene Therapy Multiple Choice Quiz, including basic, intermediate and advanced difficulty level. The Word file is ideal study material!
You can also download the high resolution jpg image as well as the original powerpoint file of the figure: A comparison of different viral vectors in use for gene therapy: overview of their advantages and disadvantages. The powerpoint file can be used in your own presentations or for educational purposes.

Read more...

Conferences
- 21 – 24 May 2014, American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 17th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
- 2 – 3 June 2014, 3. Laupheimer Zelltage - Processes for Virus-based Biologics, Laupheim, Germany
- 6 – 8 August 2014, The 20th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Gene Therapy (JSGT), Tokio, Japan
- 25 – 27 September 2014, 14th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Cell & Gene Therapy of Cancer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- 23 – 26 October 2014, XXII Congress of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT), The Hague, The Netherlands
- 27 – 29 October 2014, 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Cell & Gene Therapy, Las Vegas, NV
- November 2014, Formulation and Drug Delivery Congress, London, UK
- November 2014, Cell Therapy Congress, London, UK

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Gene Therapy Net is the information resource for basic and clinical research in gene therapy, and the site serves as a network in the exchange of gene therapy information and breaking news items. Visitors can keep track of the latest scientific papers, conference announcements, gene therapy jobs, regulations and guidelines. Other information websites created and maintained by the owner of Gene Therapy Net are Dengue Virus Net, Influenza Virus Net and Chikungunya Virus Net.
To unsubscribe from the Newsletter, please login and edit your subscription details or contact us. You are currently registered as: {subtag:name}, email address: {subtag:email}.