Boston, Mass. —Massachusetts Eye and Ear opened a new ophthalmology (eye care) practice at 578 Main Street in Malden, Mass., on March 6. Mass. Eye and Ear, Malden is the hospital’s 19th location designed to bring the expertise of Mass. Eye and Ear specialists to the surrounding greater Boston area.Read more about Massachusetts Eye and Ear expands to Malden
Boston, Mass. — Researchers from Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear have uncovered two factors responsible for the chronic, lifelong nature of autoimmune disorders, which tend to “flare up” intermittently in affected patients. These two factors are cell-signaling proteins called cytokines—specifically Interleukin-7 and -15 (IL-7 and IL-15)—that are secreted by cells of the immune system and help modulate memory Th17 cells, a subset of T cells which are known to contribute to autoimmune disorders. Read more about Researchers identify factors responsible for chronic nature of autoimmune disease
The strategic licensing agreement between Lonza and Massachusetts Eye and Ear® underscores Lonza’s position as a leading AAV manufacturing service provider and offers customers unprecedented technology and services to commercialize next generation gene therapies.
The Anc-AAV vector platform has the potential to overcome pre-existing immunity in order to treat more patients compared with other viral vectors currently in development.
Anc80, the lead novel Anc-AAV available for sublicensing, is a potent gene therapy vector capable of superior gene expression levels in …