Tag: Gene Therapy

Time to Find our Footing

Warren Anderson studies methods of modifying the DNA of human white blood cells. By studying small changes to certain genes, he hopes to better understand why some people’s genetics make them more likely to get autoimmune diseases, like Type 1

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Gene Therapy: the Future of Medicine?

By Julie Shi April 27, 2011  Today’s drugs only treat the symptoms of disease rather than the causes. Gene therapy can treat these causes, thereby potentially revolutionizing the future of medicine. By engineering synthetic viruses for gene therapy, we can

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