Gene therapy and nucleic acid therapeutics
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: POUTON, Colin (Monash University, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Parkville, Victoria, Australia)
The term “gene therapy” was conceived in the early 1970s to describe a medical treatment using DNA as the pharmaceutically active agent, the implication being that a gene product (a protein or RNA molecule) is produced in the host after the DNA is delivered to the nucleus of a target cell. “Nucleic acid therapeutics” is a broader term that.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.