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Gene Medicine: Promise Delivered?

Gene Medicine: Promise Delivered?
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The dream of the genetic revolution is new therapies for diseases that currently have no cure -- but we aren't there yet. A look at the technical challenges that have proved larger than expected, and the cutting edge of research today.

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Slowed Promise of Gene Therapy

Slowed Promise of Gene Therapy

Hopes soared for cures to diseases like cystic fibrosis. What happened?

Jeffrey Helm / 23 Jan 2008


Hope for a Gene-based Cancer Cure, Special Delivery

Hope for a Gene-based Cancer Cure, Special Delivery

Focus is on gene medicine wrapped in tiny fat balls.

Jeffrey Helm / 24 Jan 2008


Facing the Cost of Gene Drugs

Facing the Cost of Gene Drugs

UBC centre helps industry clear big R&D hurdles.

Jeffrey Helm / 25 Jan 2008