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Mid-Winter Weekend Reading Jan 14

Cell-based therapies for neurological disorders — the bioreactor hypothesis

Cell-based therapies for neurological disorders — the bioreactor hypothesis | Nature Reviews Neurology

Prospects for gene replacement therapies in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Prospects for gene replacement therapies in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis | Nature Reviews Neurology

Engineered T cell therapy for viral and non-viral epithelial cancers

Engineered T cell therapy for viral and non-viral epithelial cancers: Cancer Cell

Voyager goes big, securing multi-billion dollar gene therapy development deal with Neurocrine

Voyager goes big, securing multi-billion dollar gene therapy development deal with Neurocrine – Endpoints News (endpts.com)

The ‘breakthrough’ obesity drugs that have stunned researchers

A class of drugs that quash hunger have shown striking results in trials and in practice. But can they help all people with obesity — and conquer weight stigma?

The ‘breakthrough’ obesity drugs that have stunned researchers (nature.com)

Coronavirus variant XBB.1.5 rises in the United States — is it a global threat?

Prevalence of a new subvariant of Omicron is increasing, but whether it will cause a big surge in infections or hospitalizations isn’t clear.

Coronavirus variant XBB.1.5 rises in the United States — is it a global threat? (nature.com)

Lessons learnt, and still to learn, in first in human stem cell trials

Lessons learnt, and still to learn, in first in human stem cell trials: Stem Cell Reports

Deep learning models will shape the future of stem cell research

Deep learning models will shape the future of stem cell research: Stem Cell Reports

AlloVir’s T-Cell Therapy Smashes Viral Infections in Phase II Trial

AlloVir’s T-Cell Therapy Smashes Viral Infections in Phase II Trial | Inside Precision Medicine

The entrepreneur dreaming of a factory of unlimited organs

Martine Rothblatt sees a day when transplantable organs and 3D-printed ones will be readily available, saving countless lives—including her daughter’s.

The entrepreneur dreaming of a factory of unlimited human organs | MIT Technology Review

FDA no longer needs to require animal tests before human drug trials

New law welcomed by animal welfare groups, but others say change won’t happen fast

FDA no longer needs to require animal tests before human drug trials | Science | AAAS

What’s standing in the way of wastewater data becoming a more mainstream public health tool

Why wastewater data isn't yet a more mainstream public health tool - STAT (statnews.com)

James Webb Space Telescope snaps 'dynamic star-forming region'

James Webb Space Telescope snaps 'dynamic star-forming region' - 4K zoom-in - YouTube

Lipid Nanoparticle Technology May Advance Gene Therapy for Blindness

Lipid Nanoparticle Technology May Advance Gene Therapy for Blindness | Inside Precision Medicine

FDA approves new antibody to slow Alzheimer’s disease, even as safety concerns linger

Agency warns about brain swelling and bleeding on drug’s label, but imposes few restrictions on lecanemab’s use

FDA approves new antibody to slow Alzheimer’s disease, even as safety concerns linger | Science | AAAS

Gene Editing Offers Heart Disease Hope

Gene Editing Offers Heart Disease Hope | Inside Precision Medicine

Brain-Machine and Related Neural Interface Technologies: Scientific, Technical, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues

Brain-Machine and Related Neural Interface Technologies: Scientific, Technical, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief |The National Academies Press

Novel and emerging treatments for major depression

Novel and emerging treatments for major depression - The Lancet