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Gene therapy research

by Hal Marcovitz

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Published by ReferencePoint Press in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gene therapy -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Hal Marcovitz.
    SeriesCutting edge research
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRB155.8 .M37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23861584M
    ISBN 101601521081
    ISBN 109781601521088
    LC Control Number2009041686

    IMAGE: Journal in the field and provides all-inclusive access to the critical pillars of human gene therapy: research, methods, and clinical more. Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Regulatory Aspects of Gene Therapy and Cell Therapy Products A Global Perspective volume ) Also part of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy book sub series (ASGCT, volume ) Log in to check access. Buy eBook. USD Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research/Office of Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Pharmacology.

      Gene therapy is designed to introduce genetic material into cells to compensate for or correct abnormal genes. If a mutated gene causes damage to or spurs the disappearance of a necessary protein, for example, gene therapy may be able to introduce a normal copy of the gene to restore the function of that protein.   Gene therapy is designed to introduce genetic material into cells to compensate for abnormal genes or to make a beneficial protein. If a mutated gene causes a necessary protein to be faulty or missing, gene therapy may be able to introduce a normal copy of the gene to restore the function of the protein.

    Gene-based and cellular biologics, for example, often are at the forefront of biomedical research, and may be used to treat a variety of medical conditions for which no other treatments are available. Gene Therapy Gone Wrong. The risks of gene therapy were realized in the case of Jesse Gelsinger, an year-old patient who received gene therapy as part of a clinical trial at the University of received gene therapy for a condition called ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency, which leads to ammonia accumulation in the blood due to deficient ammonia processing.


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Discover librarian-selected research resources on Gene Therapy from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

Home» Browse» Science and Technology» Health and Medicine» Genetics» Gene Therapy. A complete introduction and guide to the latest developments in cancer gene therapy-from bench to bedside.

The authors comprehensively review the anticancer genes and gene delivery methods currently available for cancer gene therapy, including the transfer of genetic material into the cancer cells, stimulation of the immune system to recognize and eliminate cancer cells, and the targeting of Format: Hardcover.

Researchers believe gene therapy is poised to change the lives Gene therapy research book thousands with the fatal genetic disorder Duchenne muscular dystrophy — thanks to. Beginning with basic definitions of such terms as gene, human genome, and DNA, the well-organized narrative explains the impact of Gene therapy research book, drugs, cloning, and stem cells on gene therapy and describes recent research, including failures as well as : Hal Marcovitz.

The Third Edition of Gene Therapy of Cancer provides crucial updates on the basic and applied sciences of gene therapy. It offers a comprehensive assessment of the field including the areas of suicide gene therapy, oncogene and suppressor gene targeting, immunotherapy, drug resistance gene therapy, and the genetic modification of stem cells.

Gene therapy has spawned great due to its potential for affecting the human genome. There are two forms of gene therapy currently being researched, somatic-cell gene therapy and germ-cell gene therapy.

Somatic-cell gene therapy research seeks to alter or manipulate specific organ or tissue cells. The aim of this book is to cover key aspects of existing problems in the field of development and future perspectives in gene therapy.

Contributions consist of basic and translational research, as well as clinical experiences, and they outline functional mechanisms, predictive approaches, patient-related studies and upcoming challenges in this stimulating but also controversial field of gene Cited by: 7.

As for all human clinical research, gene-therapy trials must also be conducted according to a set of standards referred to as Good Clinical Pr actice (GCP) that are b ased on the D ec. This book emphasizes the various aspects of nanotechnology-based gene therapy, with initial chapters detailing the tools and techniques available for preparation and in vitro and in vivo characterization of nanoparticles.

Later chapters provide exhaustive details on polymeric systems employed for gene therapy. The goal of gene therapy research is to determine whether a new gene can be used to replace or inactivate a mutated gene to treat a disease or help the body fight a disease.

For a gene to be delivered into a cell, a transporter is typically used. A transporter is known as a vector.

This book presents to the reader a comprehensive and detailed, yet easily accessible, description of the whole field of gene therapy.

It covers topics ranging from vector development to the results of the most recent clinical trials. Human gene therapy. Perhaps the most exciting and controversial application of transgenic technology is in human gene therapy, the treatment and alleviation of human genetic disease by adding exogenous wild-type genes to correct the defective function of have seen that the first case of gene therapy in mammals was to “cure” a genotypically dwarf fertilized mouse egg by.

The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene contains the instructions for making the CFTR there is a mutation -- or alteration -- in the genetic instructions, the production of the CFTR protein may be affected. In people with cystic fibrosis, mutations in the CFTR gene can result in no protein, not enough protein, or a protein being made incorrectly.

Gene therapy has helped a 9-year-old boy regain enough muscle strength to run. If successful in others, it could change the lives of thousands of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

NPR's. Research on using liposomes to encapsulate and deliver chemotherapeutics has been performed since the late s, and in the early s they were extensively studied as potential vectors for gene therapy (Felgner et al., ).

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Also check our tips on how to write a research paper, see the lists of research paper topics, and browse research paper examples. IMAGE: journal in the field and provides all-inclusive access to the critical pillars of human gene therapy: research, methods, and clinical more.

Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Gao has published + research papers, 6 book chapters, and 4 edited books and serves as Editor of Human Gene Therapy, Senior Editor of the Gene and Cell Therapy book series, Associate Editor of Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy, and on Editorial Boards of several other gene therapy and virology journals.

Gene therapy is an experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent disease. In the future, this technique may allow doctors to treat a disorder by inserting a gene into a patient’s cells instead of using drugs or surgery.

Researchers are testing several approaches to gene therapy. According to research by the North Carolina Biotechnology firm, of the $ billion raised by life science companies in the Triangle inthe majority share came from gene therapy.

Gene therapy remains an expensive medical path, however. Moving it out of the laboratory and into the clinic will require innovative pricing schemes and regulatory policies.Current Gene Therapy is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed journal aimed at academic and industrial scientists with an interest in major topics concerning basic research and clinical applications of gene and cell therapy of diseases.

Cell therapy manuscripts can also include application in diseases when cells have been genetically modified. Current Gene Therapy publishes full-length/mini reviews and.Each volume of Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics.

Emphasis is placed on the molecular bases of drug action, both applied and experimental. Vol GeneTherapy, features important new research on gene transfers and therapy in the herpes simplex virus, anti-tumor immunity, steroid receptors, cystic fibroses, and Features* It provides an.