Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, November 11th, 1996
Dr. Janey Lee Wiggs, New England Eye Center, Boston, has looked forward to the use of microscopic chips to screen a cell's DNA for genetic defects and to correct them using genetic therapy. "Gene therapy could be the ultimate cure for inherited human disorders, including glaucoma," she said at the Centennial Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Wiggs believes that much work lies ahead before such technology becomes a reality, including the development of ethical principles to guide its use.
Dr. Harry Quigley, Wilmer...
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