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"We Can Do It": A Step Closer To Gene Therapy For Sickle Cell Disease | Scope Blog
 

"We Can Do It": A Step Closer To Gene Therapy For Sickle Cell Disease | Scope Blog

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In the 1980s, molecular biologists conceived the idea of gene therapy, in which a genetic disease might be cured by replacing the mutated disease-causing gene
 
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8 Nov 2016 - General
 
From the laboratory testing done on test tubes in small laboratories in early 1980, gene therapy has come a very long way. It has developed and expanded into branches that the scientists who first worked on it would have never thought to be possible. The pathophysiology of sickle cell disease is very straightforward, but the underlying mechanism of it and the way to reverse the disease process is so complex that we still have not been able to find a complete cure. But I believe new developments ...
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