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First Gene Therapy Treatment Approved in Europe

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August 8, 2012
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The first gene therapy drug approval given by European regulators is potentially good news for those suffering from a rare syndrome which prevents their body from breaking down fat. The decision by the European Medicines Agency to allow Dutch biotech company uniQure to produce a gene therapy for LPLD sufferers opens the way for further developments in gene therapy treatments.


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