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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_therapy

Gene therapy is the therapeutic delivery of nucleic acid into a patient's cells as a drug to treat .... A number of viruses have been used for human gene therapy, including retroviruses, adenoviruses, herpes simplex, vaccinia, and ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/therapy/genetherapy

6 days ago ... Gene therapy is an experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent ... Researchers are testing several approaches to gene therapy, including: ... The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/therapy/procedures

6 days ago ... Gene therapy is designed to introduce genetic material into cells to ... Certain viruses are often used as vectors because they can deliver the ...

www.yourgenome.org/facts/what-is-gene-therapy

Dec 19, 2016 ... Gene therapy is when DNA is introduced into a patient to treat a genetic ... This is used to treat diseases caused by a mutation that stops a gene ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/gene-therapy.html

Gene therapy carries the promise of cures for many diseases and for types of medical treatment that didn't seem possible until recently. With its potential to ...

learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/genetherapy/success

Even though gene therapy has been slow to reach patients, its future is very ... and retroviruses are used to deliver working copies of the defective genes.

www.nature.com/articles/3302368

This review will focus on CF as an example for lung gene therapy and discuss the .... A controversial issue is whether such tight junction openers can be used ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-gene-therapy

Early in-the-body gene therapies used a virus called adenovirus—the virus behind the common cold—but the agent can cause an immune response from the ...

www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~mcclean/plsc431/students/brandi.htm

Gene therapy is revolutionizing the world of medicine. ... These cells divide infrequently, and the viruses used in gene therapy only insert genes in to cells that ...