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Vector Innovation to Improve Gene Therapy Safety: A Credit to Scientific Tenacity

Dr. Lydia Michaut
Posted by Dr. Lydia Michaut / / BioAgilytix Insight, Gene Therapy

A new clinical trial by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the treatment of SCID-X1 highlights a major advancement in gene therapy safety over recent years, in this case spurred by scientists who were courageous enough to push forward the development of safer vectors to overcome serious adverse events (SAEs) that were resulting from the previous generation of gene therapies developed for SCID-X1.