Mario Capecchi at work

The ability to mutate genes at will to simulate disorders, study the effects in mice, and test new therapies opens up a world of possibilities to eliminate the causes of genetic disorders such as cancer and Parkinson's.

mario capecchi,causes of genetic disorders,genetic disorders,genes,parkinson,mice,possibilities,cancer

  • ID: 15717
  • Source: DNALC.DNAi

Related Content

15707. Mice used as model organisms

Gene targeting techniques are used by scientists to simulate human genetic disorders in model organisms. Many scientists believe that gene targeting will lead the way to new methods for correcting genetic defects.

  • ID: 15707
  • Source: DNAi

15063. The advantages of mouse models for human disease, Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi talks about the advantages of working with mice to study genetic disorders.

  • ID: 15063
  • Source: DNAi

16857. Gallery 41: Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi, Distinguished Professor, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics.

  • ID: 16857
  • Source: DNAFTB

16867. Biography 41: Mario Renato Capecchi (1937 - )

Mario Capecchi developed a technique to target and mutate genes in mice using homologous recombination.

  • ID: 16867
  • Source: DNAFTB

15067. Promises of gene therapy, Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi talks about the possible use of embryonic stem cells and gene targeting techniques to develop new therapies for for diabetes and Parkinson's.

  • ID: 15067
  • Source: DNAi

15701. Mouse

image of a mouse.

  • ID: 15701
  • Source: DNAi

15719. Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi works on gene targeting at the University of Utah.

  • ID: 15719
  • Source: DNAi

15068. Gene therapy (somatic cell), Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi talks about the possibility of correcting genetic defects.

  • ID: 15068
  • Source: DNAi

2223. Bipolar disorder

An overview of bipolar disorder-related content on Genes to Cognition Online.

  • ID: 2223
  • Source: G2C

15061. Technique to control a gene (Part I), Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi explains the technique he uses to control genes in mice.

  • ID: 15061
  • Source: DNAi