5 edition of Gene therapy technologies, applications and regulations found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by Anthony Meager|
|LC Classifications||RB155.8 .G467 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 411 p. :|
|Number of Pages||411|
|LC Control Number||99015301|
The success of gene therapy and its general applicability to medicine is partially linked to the development of effective transcriptional targeting strategies. Tissue-specific promoters offer a novel approach to developing transcriptionally targeted viral vectors with enhanced potential for human gene therapy applications. The laws and regulations around genetic technologies will inevitably change as the technology develops further and we will need to work out as a society what we find ethically acceptable. When the Royal Society carried out a consultation exercise in , there was widespread agreement about the need for effective and consistent regulation.
Each viral vector system is integrated with a distinctive in built properties that affect its suitability for specific gene therapy purposes. Although LVs offered many unique solutions for advanced gene therapy research and clinical applications, however, several important issues of LVs gene therapy must be overcome before it gains widespread use. Gene therapy is an experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent disease. In the future, this technique may allow doctors to treat a disorder by inserting a gene into a patient’s cells instead of using drugs or surgery. Researchers are testing several approaches to gene therapy.
Now, in , the FDA expects to see a doubling of new gene therapy applications every year. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner, predicted that by the year , the US will be approving between 10 and 20 different gene therapies every year. A.M. Hedgecoe, in Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics (Second Edition), Introduction. Gene therapy is one of the areas of greatest ethical concern in modern genetics. It is also novel in that it is one of the few cases where large-scale debate of the ethical considerations has taken place well before the technologies concerned have become available on anything but a very experimental level.
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Gene Therapy Technologies, Applications and Regulations From Laboratory to Clinic Edited by Anthony Meager Division of Immunobiology, The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, South Mimms, UK The development of gene-based technologies has been rapid over the past decade and has consequently resulted in a surge of interest in human gene therapy, the deliberate transfer of.
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Publication date Topics Gene therapy. Cystic fibrosis is a single gene disorder viewed as a good candidate for gene therapy because the affected gene is known, the target tissue, the lung, is accessible and less than 50% gene transfer may confer clinical by: 2. Key Topics Covered. Part I: Technologies & Markets 1.
Introduction 2. Gene Therapy Technologies 3. Clinical Applications of Gene Therapy 4. Gene Therapy of Genetic Disorders. Gene therapy is emerging as a new class of therapeutics for the treatment of inherited and acquired diseases. However, poor cellular uptake and instability of DNA in the physiological milieu limits its therapeutic potential, hence a vector which can protect and efficiently transport DNA to the target cells must be developed.
INTRODUCTION. Gene therapy is a newly developed approach which emerged at the end of the 20th century and aims to treat human diseases based on transfer of genetic materials to cells.It involves sets of recently developed technologies such as gene separation and purification, vector choice (viral and non-viral nature), transfer technique, etc.
The language is plain and, whenever possible, non-technical. Since the book is intended to be a textbook in the field of gene therapy in both the basic science and clinical fields, whenever technical descriptions are required these are applications and regulations book.
The Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) regulates cellular therapy products, human gene therapy products, and certain devices related to cell and gene therapy. Two basic types of gene therapy can be applied to humans, germ line and somatic.
The goal of germ-line gene therapy (Figure b) is the more ambitious: to introduce transgenic cells into the germ line as well as into the somatic cell population.
Not only should this therapy achieve a cure of the person treated, but some gametes could also carry the corrected genotype.
The Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee of the National Institutes of Health oversees gene therapy experiments. Like drugs, products must pass the requirements of the Food and Drug Administration.
Gene therapy is a competitive and potentially lucrative field, and patents have been awarded for certain techniques. See J. Lyon and P. Gorner. Human gene therapy seeks to modify or manipulate the expression of a gene or to alter the biological properties of living cells for therapeutic use Gene therapy is a technique that modifies a.
Gene therapy was studied in humans for the first time in — for children with SCID-ADA. Trials have explored the use of, for example, retroviral vectors to deliver the ADA gene to patients with SCID-ADA.
There are reports of patients still being alive two to eight years after receiving gene therapy for SCID in. Gene therapy could be targeted to egg and sperm cells (germ cells), however, which would allow the inserted gene to be passed to future generations.
This approach is known as germline gene therapy. The idea of germline gene therapy is controversial. While it could spare future generations in a family from having a particular genetic disorder.
Gene therapy is using "genes as medicine". It is an experimental approach to treating genetic disease where the faulty gene is fixed, replaced or supplemented with a healthy gene so that it can function normally.
Most genetic diseases cannot be treated, but gene therapy research gives some hope to patients and their families as a possible cure. The transfer of technology from the laboratory to the clinic: in process controls and final product testing In: Meager A (ed.) Gene Therapy Technologies, Applications and Regulations.
This field of biotechnology has not been explored at a large scale and its applications have not been exploited widely due to many ethical, social and medical view points.
The use of gene therapy is mainly restricted to cure the diseases controlled by a single gene and concentrated on a specific part of the body e.
sickle cell anemia, cystic. Gene therapy 1. A promising future to disease treatment BY, DAMARIS BENNY DANIEL I Msc.
Zoology 2. Gene therapy is the introduction of genes into existing cells to prevent or cure a wide range of diseases. It is a technique for correcting defective genes responsible for disease development.
The first approved gene therapy experiment occurred on Septem in US, when Ashanti. Gene therapy is a technique which involves the replacement of defective genes with healthy ones in order to treat genetic disorders.
It is an artificial method that introduces DNA into the cells of human body. The first gene therapy was successfully accomplished in the year Moreover, gene therapy strategies are being adapted in numerous biomedical laboratories to obtain novel treatments for a variety of diseases and to study basic biological aspects of disease.
Correction of disease in animal studies, is steadily gaining ground, highlighting the immense potential of gene therapy in the medical s: 1. For our applications of gene therapy studies to SGs (described below), we have used mainly Ad5 and serotype 2 adeno-associated viral (AAV2) vectors.
Ad5 vectors can transduce up to ~40% of virtually all cell types in SGs, and they mediate a robust short-term transgene expression, with peak expression at ~48–72 hours.
Gene therapy (also called human gene transfer) is a medical field which focuses on the utilization of the therapeutic delivery of nucleic acids into a patient's cells as a drug to treat disease. The first attempt at modifying human DNA was performed in by Martin Cline, but the first successful nuclear gene transfer in humans, approved by the National Institutes of Health, was performed in.This led to the tightening up of regulations for the future testing of gene therapy in humans, which were to be overseen by the NIH’s Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee (RAC).
Gene therapy entered a new era in the s following the discovery of retroviruses which proved a much more efficient tool for gene .Book: The Cathode-Ray. Book: The Cathode-Ray Tube Technology History & Applications by NEW; $