Gene Therapy Review
Welcome to our gene therapy portal
The Gene Therapy Review is the web resource for patients and professionals interested in cell and gene therapy. Founded in 2008, the aim of the site is to be an information resource for basic and clinical research in the fields of gene therapy, cell therapy, and genetic vaccines, and to serve as a network in the exchange of information and news related to this arena. We welcome contributions from researchers and clinicians alike with a view in increase awareness in this vastly growing sector.
Gene Therapy in the News
A newly-discovered, heritable genetic cause of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), namely mutation of the gene ETV6, has been discovered by researchers. "These people are born with a broken gene and it sets them up for leukemia," says an investigator. "The paper highlights this gene in the development of leukemia. By studying this mutation, we should be able to gather a better understanding of how leukemia develops."
Erectile dysfunction is a taboo subject among men. No one likes to talk about it. But the fact is that as men age, an increasing number will suffer from erectile dysfunction. From the age of 30, the number of men who have unsatisfactory erections or none at all increases. In the over-60 age group, more than half of all men have been affected by erectile dysfunction.
Whether you're baking bread or building an organism, the key to success is consistently adding ingredients in the correct order and in the right amounts, according to a new genetic study.