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Scientists Engineer Gene Therapy Viruses to Enter the Brain

News   Feb 12, 2018 | Original Story from UNC

 
Gene Therapy Viruses Engineered to Cross the Blood Brain Barrier

This image shows AAV therapy affecting pyramidal neurons in the hippocampus. Credit: Blake Albright, Asokan Lab, UNC

 
 
 

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