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
Vision researchers have discovered a gene that causes myopia, but only in people who spend a lot of time in childhood reading or doing other 'nearwork.'
Heteroduplex oligonucleotide is a brand new oligonucleotide drug. It is found to be significantly potent at reducing expression of the target RNA, and also improves the phenotype in disease models effectively.
A new test allows physicians to measure the effects of gene silencing therapy in Huntington's disease and will support the first human clinical trial of a drug that targets the genetic cause of the disease.