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Out of prison, the ‘father of gene therapy’ faces a harsh reality: a tarnished legacy and an ankle monitor

Gene therapy then, and now, involves slipping a healthy gene into millions of innocuous viruses, which carry the gene into the cells they infect. The girls in the historic experiment had ADA deficiency, which causes severe combined immunodeficiency …

Date : 2018-07-23T08:53:00.000Z
Source : https://www.statnews.com/2018/07/23/w-french-anderson-father-of-gene-therapy/