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A New Insight into the Hepatitis Associated Liver Inflammation

Scientists from TWINCORE have published new insights on the processes involved in liver inflammation in the Journal of Hepatology. Type I interferons, limit viral replication and thereby help the immune cells to control the viral pathogen. On the other hand, type I interferons delay the regeneration of immune cells, which are important to adjust and maintain the immune balance within the liver during acute inflammation.

Gene Delivery Directly into Arthritic Joints is Making the Leap to Patients

Localized gene delivery to diseased joints to achieve sustained drug production at the site of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis is gaining momentum, with clinical trials underway in the U.S. and the first arthritis gene therapy recently approved in Korea.

A detailed review of current trends in the field, gene delivery strategies, and ongoing clinical trials and product development are presented in an article published in Human Gene Therapy.