Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, July 5th, 2001
Beginning in January 2002, researchers will inject trillions of non-replicating virus cells containing the beta interferon gene directly into the tumors of patients, says Allan J. Hamilton, MD, FACS, head of the Department of Surgery at the UA College of Medicine. The virus will deliver the gene to the tumor cells causing the cells to produce beta interferons. Interferons are naturally-occurring proteins...
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