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New genome-mapping technique opens new avenues for precision medicine

By Erik Robinson January 30, 2017
OHSU scientists have uncovered a method for quickly and efficiently mapping the genome of single cells within the body. Their findings, published Jan. 30 in the journal Nature Methods, clears the way for a significant advance in precision medicine, including cancer and many other disease areas.

Vaccine technology developed by OHSU scientists acquired by industry leaders

By Ariane Le Chevallier January 25, 2017
A first-of-its-kind vaccine technology platform developed by renowned scientists at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, has been acquired by Vir Biotechnology, a San Francisco-based biotech startup backed by leading industry investor ARCH Venture Partners and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a leading funder of global health initiatives.

New research provides key insight about mitochondrial replacement therapy

By Erik Robinson November 30, 2016
A new discovery may unlock the answer to a vexing scientific question: How to conduct mitochondrial replacement therapy, a new gene-therapy technique, in such a way that safely prevents the transmission of harmful mitochondrial gene mutations from mothers to their children.
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