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  • Monday, January 24, 2022

    CNN Article: What makes viral vectors so indispensable in modern medicine?

    Viral vectors, the tools used by scientists and clinical
    practitioners to research and create life-changing cell and gene
    therapies, are a hot commodity after being proven effective in
    approved medicines before and during the pandemic. But with
    the demand high and supply short, the cutting-edge of medicine
    needs new ways to produce and procure them. In an industry
    where saving lives depends on the availability of supplies, the
    stakes have never been higher.  Read More
  • Monday, December 16, 2019 UMass Medical School, GE Healthcare Life Sciences to establish viral vector manufacturing facility

    UMass Medical School, GE Healthcare Life Sciences to establish viral vector manufacturing facility

    UMass Medical School and GE Healthcare Life Sciences will establish a new large-scale viral vector manufacturing facility, able to provide large quantities of high-quality recombinant adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors for preclinical research. The facility will be housed on the Worcester read more..