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Gene therapy is an experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent disease. In the future, this technique may allow doctors to treat a disorder by inserting a gene into a patient’s cells instead of using drugs or surgery.
Genetically engineered viruses may create new class of cancer therapies

Genetically engineered viruses may create new class of cancer therapies

3 people with drug-resistant HIV become first to undergo a new form of gene therapy

3 people with drug-resistant HIV become first to undergo a new form of gene therapy

New way by which cells can become cancerous may solve mystery with lung cancer

New way by which cells can become cancerous may solve mystery with lung cancer

Researchers find an entirely new way by which cells can become cancerous

Researchers find an entirely new way by which cells can become cancerous

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

Gene therapy helps alcoholic rats

Gene therapy helps alcoholic rats

Radiologists use CT-Scans to inject gene therapy into tumors

Radiologists use CT-Scans to inject gene therapy into tumors

New hope for advances in treatment methods for AIDS, Alzheimer's and age-related blindness

New hope for advances in treatment methods for AIDS, Alzheimer's and age-related blindness

New technique to deliver gene therapy to soft-tissue tumors

New technique to deliver gene therapy to soft-tissue tumors

Gene therapy may delay Alzheimer progression

Gene therapy may delay Alzheimer progression

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Doctors from the University of Edinburgh and local intensive care units have linked to fight an antibiotic-resistant infection which attacks some hospital patients.

Doctors from the University of Edinburgh and local intensive care units have linked to fight an antibiotic-resistant infection which attacks some hospital patients.

Functional genomics provide improved drug discovery

Functional genomics provide improved drug discovery

Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the eighth most common in women

Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the eighth most common in women

New gene presents a potent new target for breast cancer therapy

New gene presents a potent new target for breast cancer therapy

Gene therapy helps damaged heart cells regain strength and beat normally

Gene therapy helps damaged heart cells regain strength and beat normally

University of Florida researchers have used a common gel to successfully deliver gene therapy to the diaphragm

University of Florida researchers have used a common gel to successfully deliver gene therapy to the diaphragm

Genetic trick makes gene therapy vectors more versatile

Genetic trick makes gene therapy vectors more versatile

Oxford Biomedica to win Department of Health gene funding

Oxford Biomedica to win Department of Health gene funding

£1.6m for research into a possible cure for muscular dystrophy

£1.6m for research into a possible cure for muscular dystrophy