Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, November 14th, 2002
The technique, has been published in the advanced online edition of the journal Nature Biotechnology, overcomes the need for viral vectors that have plagued gene therapy trials, while retaining the ability to insert therapeutic DNA into specific sites in the chromosomes.
"Our approach provides an alternative that didn't exist before," said Michele Calos, PhD, associate professor of genetics at the School of Medicine and lead author on the study.
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