The 2018 Cocktail Party at Luke’s Kitchen was a great success, raising over $25,000 for research into curing inherited and other diseases.
Our new ‘Tree of Hope’ represents the hope we have in the future of cell and gene therapy to provide a cure for thousands of inherited diseases – and a way for our donors to show their support. Help Cure The Future by adding new leaves to the tree and help make it grow.
Each new leaf reveals a photo and a dedication to a loved one, a celebration of life or a special event.
A recent visit by Dr Xuiyang Wang from Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York provided some valuable international collaboration in the world of Cell and Gene Therapies, reports Dr. Janet McPherson – from the Lab where Cure The Future invests our donations.
Dr Ulf Schmitz, a bioinformatician within the Gene & Stem Cell Therapy Program at the Centenary Institute, received a prestigious accolade for his recent published work on novel gene regulation published in the journal Genome Biology.
Message from the Chief Executive of NSW Sydney Health District congratulating Prof John Rasko OA & his team on the successful results of their gene therapy trial to treat severe Thalassaemia – describing this as “the best ever seen for human gene therapy for Thalassaemia”. Read the full message.
Cure the Future are pleased to announce that Prof Rasko & his team at RPA have been part of an international trial – in which gene therapy has been used to successfully treat patients with the inherited blood disorder Thalassaemia. Of 22 patients with severe symptoms treated, 15 no longer require blood transfusions…