How well-developed is gene therapy for cystic fibrosis?

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Offline thedoc

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Professor Jane Davies, at Imperial College London, is involved in a major UK trial of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis.
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here
or [chapter podcast=1000708 track=14.06.14/Naked_Genetics_14.06.14_1002343.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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Re: How well-developed is gene therapy for cystic fibrosis?
« Reply #1 on: 15/06/2014 11:33:20 »
I first attended a presentation on gene therapy for CF in 1990, when a few clinical trials had already begun. So far, no product has hit the market. This sort of frustrating timescale is worth considering when people complain about the high cost of drugs!
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