Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, August 24th, 2006
Study 1: Ischemic stroke may be receptive to proangiogenic gene therapy.
"Delivery of therapeutic genes represents a fascinating possibility to accelerate injury-repairing process in tissues that are otherwise difficult to treat, such as cerebral ischemia. Current studies indicate that gene transfer-induced focal angiogenesis in the brain may provide an important therapeutic strategy," scientists writing in the journal Frontiers in Bioscience report.
"In the present study, we reported the efficacy of induction of angiogenesis with an adeno-associated virus...
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