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Geron

About Geron

Geron is focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic and diagnostic products for cancer based on their telomerase technology, and cell-based therapeutics using their human embryonic stem cell technology.

--Telomerase is an enzyme (see: telomere) that is expressed in nearly all cancer cells, but not in most normal cells. Geron hopes to kill cancer cells in which telomerase is abnormally expressed by inhibiting or targeting telomerase, and to diagnose cancer by measuring telomerase activity.

--Human embryonic stem cells can develop and differentiate into all cells and tissues in the body. As such, they are a potential source for the manufacture of replacement cells and tissues for organ repair applications in chronic diseases.

 

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Cancer Programs : Telomerase Cancer Vaccine (TVAX)

Telomerase Cancer Vaccine --Telomerase Inhibitor --Human Embryonic Stem Cell Programs

 

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