Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 15th, 2000
In lab animals, gene therapy has knit together broken bones and made injured muscles grow stronger. Preliminary human trials already have begun, and experts believe these experimental findings will develop into treatments.
"I think the chances are extraordinarily high," said Dr. R. Rodney Howell, a University of Miami School of Medicine professor and president of the American College of Medical Genetics. "It's going to take a while, but I think the chances are overwhelming it will work."
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