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Early Gene Therapy Data Promising for Sickle Cell Anemia

News   Dec 04, 2018 | Original story from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

 
Gene Therapy is Reversing Sickle Cell Anemia Symptoms in Preclinical Trials

Technicians work in the ISO-certified cleanroom laboratory at Cincinnati Children’s where gene-correction therapies are tested and produced for clinical trials like the one for sickle cell anemia presented by Punam Malik MD, at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego. Image credit: Cincinnati Children's Hospital

 
 
 

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