Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, December 4th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "more than 30 different forms of muscular dystrophy (MD) have been molecularly characterized and can be diagnosed, but progress toward treatment has been slow. Gene replacement therapy has met with great difficulty because of the large size of the defective genes and because of difficulties in delivering a gene to all muscle groups. Cell replacement therapy has also been difficult to realize."
"Will it even be possible to design specific therapy protocols for all MDs' Or is a more realistic goal to treat some of the secondary...
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