Professor John Rasko, Head of the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at the Centenary Institute has been profiled in a NSW Health & Medical Research article.
He’s trying to find cures for the world’s most common blood disorders.
“We can imagine a future where we can remove disease-causing genes and let people enjoy a healthy life. But that brings up questions of how we see health and disease, and where we draw the line between treatment and disease eradication, versus enhancement,” says Professor Rasko.”
Click here to read more about Professor Rasko’s exciting work and the complex ethical and legal issues that are intrinsic to gene therapy activity.
Research has shown for the first time a link between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an often fatal lung condition, and the gut microbiome.
Researchers have discovered the existence of an ancient genetic code conserved over 700 million years of evolution.
A ground-breaking discovery by Centenary Institute scientists shines new light on the nature of proteins and how they exist and operate in the human body.