1st Edition

Understanding Gene Therapy

By Prof Nick Lemoine Copyright 1999
    190 Pages
    by Garland Science

    This title explains what gene therapy is, how genes are delivered and how they are targeted. It discusses recent gene therapy trials, future applications and considers the ethical and safety issues surrounding gene therapy. Understanding Gene Therapy is a

    WHAT IS GENE THERAPY? Introduction; Germline gene therapy; Somatic gene therapy; Viral systems; Nonviral systems; Candidate diseases for application of gene therapy; Summary; References; Further reading; WHY GENE THERAPY? Introduction; what makes a diseas


    Prof Nick Lemoine

    "Clearly written with updated references and colour schemes, this text is suitable for medical students, paediatricians, paediatric endocrinologists, geneticists and good education for any physician." Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2000