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UCLA/Caltech Scientists Develop New Gene Therapy Approach: Discovery Could Help Treat Aids, Cancer And Genetic Disorders

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December 24, 2002
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UCLA and California Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new gene therapy approach that prevents the AIDS virus from entering human cells. The technique offers a potential way to treat HIV patients and could apply to any disease caused by a gene malfunction, including cancer.

UCLA and California Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new gene therapy approach that prevents the AIDS virus from entering human cells. The technique offers a potential way to treat HIV patients and could apply to any disease caused by a gene malfunction, including cancer. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences will report the findings online the week of Dec. 23.


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University Of California, Los Angeles Health Sciences. (2002, December 24). UCLA/Caltech Scientists Develop New Gene Therapy Approach: Discovery Could Help Treat Aids, Cancer And Genetic Disorders. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/12/021224092956.htm
University Of California, Los Angeles Health Sciences. "UCLA/Caltech Scientists Develop New Gene Therapy Approach: Discovery Could Help Treat Aids, Cancer And Genetic Disorders." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/12/021224092956.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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