Imagine if instead of using drugs or surgery, a doctor could simply insert a gene into a patient's cell to treat or prevent disease. Gene therapy is endeavoring to do just that and could emerge in the coming years as a viable alternative for treatment. Certain conditions that previously couldn't be treated, such as forms of blindness, types of cancer or more rare conditions like sickle cell disease are now being researched with this alternative treatment. Click here to read more.
03/31/15 | Science Center Companies