Michele De Luca

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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Researchers regrow boy’s skin cells from stem cells – The Johns Hopkins Newsinvolved inserting a gene that could generate new cells and graft over wounds.
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 8 days ago
involved inserting a gene that could generate new cells and graft over wounds. It was discovered by biologist and physician Michele De Luca of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy. Using a patch of the boy’s skin from an unblistered... Read more
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The Columbian
Gene therapy used to create new skin for sick boyis back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dra
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying,” said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dra
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying,” said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Scientists replace skin of ‘butterfly child’ with rare genetic diseasepleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 14 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena’s Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The world has been grim, but here's the good news you've been waiting forthat kind of public civility was long dead.Science saving skins Two years ago
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
that kind of public civility was long dead.Science saving skins Two years ago a seven-year-old boy was referred to Dr Michele De Luca of Italy's University of Modena, with the rare and deadly skin disease junctional epidermolysis bullosa, a... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Scientists replace skin of ‘butterfly child’ with rare genetic diseasepleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 14 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena’s Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Scientists replace skin using genetically modified stem cellspleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena's Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Scientists replace skin of ‘butterfly child’ with rare genetic diseasepleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena’s Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Scientists replace skin using genetically modified stem cellspleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena's Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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News 8000
Scientists replace skin using genetically modified stem cellspleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena's Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Scientists replace skin using genetically modified stem cellspleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena's Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Scientists replace skin using genetically modified stem cellspleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental tr
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
pleaded, asking the doctors to consult studies and research for experimental treatments that might help. They found Dr. Michele De Luca at the University of Modena's Center for Regenerative Medicine in Italy. His publications described an... Read more
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CBS News
Boy with rare disease gets new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
CBS News / Posted 15 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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EuroNews
Wonders of science: dying boy gets new skin - and new lifeI couldn’t answer these questions,” says the boy’s father, who asked not to be
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
I couldn’t answer these questions,” says the boy’s father, who asked not to be named. Desperate, the family contacted Dr Michele De Luca at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Modena in Italy. De Luca’s team took a small... Read more
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DW
Gene therapy saves 'butterfly' child's life |the parents and doctors still looked for experimental ways of treatment and dis
DW / Posted 15 days ago
the parents and doctors still looked for experimental ways of treatment and discovered studies by the Italian specialists Michele De Luca, who is working at the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the University Hospital of Modena. The doctor had... Read more
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metro
Boy with devastating 'butterfly disease' saved as scientists create new skinNature) To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to
metro / Posted 16 days ago
Nature) To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Dr Michele de Luca, from the University of Modena, Italy, who led the gene therapy team, said: ‘The patient was in danger of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dra
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying,” said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the... Read more
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asianage
Boy saved through experimental gene therapy on skinas possible, his parents urged doctors to try "anything". So they "studied the
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
as possible, his parents urged doctors to try "anything". So they "studied the literature" and came across the work of Michele de Luca (SUBS: male), a regenerative medicine expert in Modena, Italy. "He promised us he could give us enough skin... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Experimental gene therapy for skin saves boy's lifeas possible, his parents urged doctors to try "anything". So they "studied the
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
as possible, his parents urged doctors to try "anything". So they "studied the literature" and came across the work of Michele de Luca (SUBS: male), a regenerative medicine expert in Modena, Italy. "He promised us he could give us enough skin... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
FOX Carolina / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
WSMV Nashville / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gene therapy saves boy's skin and lifeas possible, his parents urged doctors to try "anything". So they "studied the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
as possible, his parents urged doctors to try "anything". So they "studied the literature" and came across the work of Michele de Luca, a regenerative medicine expert in Modena, Italy. "He promised us he could give us enough skin to heal to... Read more
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Canberra Times
New skin grown in lab saves boy with rare diseasewith blisters all over his body. Photo: AP "We were forced to do something dra
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
with blisters all over his body. Photo: AP "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Mashable
Incredible treatment heals a young boy’s lethal skin disease with stem cellseffort, the boy’s father asked if there were any available experimental treatme
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
effort, the boy’s father asked if there were any available experimental treatments. The German doctors reached out to Dr. Michele De Luca, an Italian stem cell expert who heads the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Modena and... Read more
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The News-Herald
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dra
The News-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying,” said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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ABC News
Doctors replace boy’s skin using breakthrough gene therapy, stem cellsit incredibly fragile and prone to injury. “This is a very severe, devastating
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
it incredibly fragile and prone to injury. “This is a very severe, devastating disease, where kids suffer a lot,” said Dr. Michele De Luca, one of the authors of the research. “This is really quite exciting, to have this translation for these... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boy whose body blisters and burns given world's first genetically modified skin21 months the boy, who had been admitted to a hospital burns unit close to deat
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
21 months the boy, who had been admitted to a hospital burns unit close to death, appeared to be fully recovered.Dr Michele de Lucaperformed the surgery (Image: PA)Read More His new skin no longer blistered and was able to heal... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Child's life is saved with genetically modified skin grafts on 80% of his bodydescribing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that pre
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
describing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that previously would have been unthinkable. Dr Michele de Luca, from the University of Modena, Italy, who led the gene therapy team, said: "The patient was in danger of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Child's life is saved with genetically modified skin grafts on 80% of his bodydescribing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that pre
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
describing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that previously would have been unthinkable. Dr Michele de Luca, from the University of Modena, Italy, who led the gene therapy team, said: "The patient was in danger of... Read more
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ABC Montana
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
ABC Montana / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Boy with rare disease gets new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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The News and Star
Child's life is saved with genetically modified skin grafts on 80% of his bodydescribing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that pre
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
describing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that previously would have been unthinkable. Dr Michele de Luca, from the University of Modena, Italy, who led the gene therapy team, said: "The patient was in danger of... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Child's life is saved with genetically modified skin grafts on 80% of his bodydescribing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that pre
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
describing his treatment said he was even playing football - something that previously would have been unthinkable. Dr Michele de Luca, from the University of Modena, Italy, who led the gene therapy team, said: "The patient was in danger of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dra
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. “We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying,” said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Genetically Altered Skin Saves A Boy Dying Of A Rare Diseasethe medical literature and learned of researchers in Italy who were experimenti
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
the medical literature and learned of researchers in Italy who were experimenting with a new treatment for this disease. Michele De Luca and colleagues at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, were genetically engineering skin cells to... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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FOX News
Boy with rare disease gets new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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FOX News
Boy with rare disease gets new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Genetically Altered Skin Saves A Boy Dying Of A Rare Diseasethe medical literature and learned of researchers in Italy who were experimenti
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
the medical literature and learned of researchers in Italy who were experimenting with a new treatment for this disease. Michele De Luca and colleagues at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, were genetically engineering skin cells to... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
KWWL Iowa / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapyis back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dra
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 days ago
is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gene therapy, skin grafts treat boy with incurable genetic diseasecent of patients with junctional epidermolysis bullosa die before adolescence.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
cent of patients with junctional epidermolysis bullosa die before adolescence. Currently, there's no cure. A genetic fix Michele De Luca from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy said his research team saw an opportunity for... Read more
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