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Major Progress for Rare Autoimmune Syndrome Gene Therapy

News   Jan 11, 2019 | Original story by Mirabal Vogt-James, UCLA

 
Major Progress for Rare Autoimmune Syndrome Gene Therapy

Led by Dr. Donald Kohn and Katelyn Masiuk, the researchers engineered a “viral vector” that would turn on the FoxP3 gene only in regulatory T cells — and not in other types of cells. Image credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center

 
 
 

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