World-first breakthrough for Thalassaemia

World-first breakthrough for Thalassaemia

In a world first, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital clinicians are among an international team to have found a gene therapy cure for Thalassaemia, a condition where sufferers must undergo regular blood transfusions and treatments for iron-overload, for life. Thalassaemia...
Haemophilia Breakthrough

Haemophilia Breakthrough

World-First Breakthrough treatment for Haemophilia Cure The Future is proud to have supported researchers at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital as part of an international team who have developed a gene therapy for the life-threatening blood disorder, haemophilia. The...
Cure The Future helps 1st time gene discovery

Cure The Future helps 1st time gene discovery

First-time discovery of a common pattern in gene regulation could provide clues for new treatments for cancer and other diseases. Dr Ulf Schmitz and Centenary Institute’s Gene & Stem Cell Therapy Program, led by Professor John Rasko AO, have – for the first time...
Genetic Testing & Life Insurance

Genetic Testing & Life Insurance

Bioethicists are calling for tighter regulation of the insurance industry when it comes to genetic testing. Researchers say that some Australians have been unable to take out insurance policies because of results contained in their genetic tests. They say this is...
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