Gene Therapy in the Womb Is Inching Closer to Reality

May 22, 2023

(Wired) – In a future when gene therapy can tweak a person’s genome precisely enough to cure them of severe disease, treating earlier will often be better—and the womb is as early as it gets. Last week, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy in Los Angeles, a handful of researchers presented their progress on in utero gene therapy, showing that research in lab animals offers some hope for human treatments, but still faces significant hurdles. (Read More)

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