Gene-therapy Sentence Examples
He dismissed criticisms of the ethics of somatic gene therapy.
In addition he coordinates the Cardiovascular Gene Therapy Group which is seeking ways to prevent coronary arteries from narrowing following balloon dilatation for angina.
Research and teaching covers the areas of biomedical ethics and other areas of applied ethics, including gene therapy.
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London The proposal involves gene therapy for an immuno-deficiency known as ADA-SCID, which affects both boys and girls.
Unfortunately the view is that effective gene therapy still remains at least five years into the future.Advertisement
Our data suggest that the expression of CAR is one of the most important prerequisites for successful adenovirus-mediated gene therapy of ovarian cancer.
Recently, programs in cancer immunology and cancer gene therapy have been developed within the Division.
Misinformation has generated much hype in the media about the promises of gene therapy.
By the Public Health Genetics Unit Children with severe combined immunodeficiency have been treated using gene therapy.
Protocol amendment to the gene therapy trial in follicular lymphoma using a DNA vaccine.Advertisement
The study shows that gene therapy could potentially be used instead of an artificial pacemaker.
A UK trial looking at gene therapy for early stage prostate cancer closed in October 2004.
These gene therapy trials will all be the first of their kind in the UK.
Adenovirus could be used to improve the efficiency of gene therapy that has been achieved using DNA transfection.
In spite of some setbacks, the future for gene therapy is bright.Advertisement
Specific research is being done on gene therapy.
While elegant and simple in theory, gene therapy has met with a large number of difficulties in trials, including immune resistance, very short duration of the introduced gene, and inadequately widespread delivery.
The cloning and sequencing of the ATM gene has opened several avenues of research with the goal of developing better treatment, including gene therapy and the design of drugs for more effective treatments.
As an example of gene therapy for SCID children with ADA deficiency, the child receives periodic infusions of his or her own T cells corrected with a gene for ADA that has been implanted in an activated virus.
In the future, scientists expect development of gene therapy for the remaining porphyrias.Advertisement
For example, research in 2003 found that a combination of chemotherapy and gene therapy stopped breast cancer and its metastasis (spread to other organs or parts of the body).
Other possible treatments may include gene therapy techniques aimed at increasing the amount of normal hemoglobin the body is able to make.
Niyibizi, C., et al. "Potential of gene therapy for treating osteogenesis imperfecta."
As of the early 2000s, researchers at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Pennsylvania are investigating the possibility of treating hyper-IgM syndrome with gene therapy.
Reports on this research published in 2004, however, indicate that gene therapy for hyper-IgM syndrome will be more complicated and take longer to develop than was originally expected.Advertisement