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Gene Treatment Can Boost Heart Function In Rabbits, Duke Researchers Say

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July 2, 1999
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Duke University
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Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have delivered therapeutic genes throughout a rabbit's heart and have shown that the genes can both boost heart function on their own and also increase sensitivity to heart-stimulating drugs.

DURHAM, N.C. -- Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have delivered therapeutic genes throughout a rabbit's heart and have shown that the genes can both boost heart function on their own and also increase sensitivity to heart-stimulating drugs.


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