Using DNA and gene-based therapy to treat human diseases may sound like science-fiction, but there are already several gene therapies in use today, for diseases such as muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis. This lecture will describe what gene therapy is all about, the recent advancements in the field and what the future holds for gene therapies.
The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/gene-therapy-the-future-has-arrived
Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently over 2,000 lectures free to access or download from the website.
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