Gene Therapy: A New Age

Introduction

Promise, Peril and Progress 
by Jesse Emspak

Section 1: What is Gene Therapy?

1.1   The Gene Fix
        by Esther Landhuis

1.2   Gene Therapy Is Coming of Age
        by Lauren Gravitz

Section 2: The Promise

2.1   Four Success Stories in Gene Therapy
        by Jim Daley

2.2   Fixing Wasting Muscles
        by Dina Fine Maron

2.3   Out of the Silence
        by Dina Fine Maron

2.4   How Gene Therapy Can Reverse a Form of Congenital Blindness
        by Jean Bennett and Katherine A. High

2.5   Messenger RNA Therapies Finally Arrived
        by Drew Weissman

Section 3: The Challenges

3.1   Overcoming Gene Therapy’s Long Shadow
        by Tanya Lewis

3.2   The Challenge of Finding Genome-Based Cancer Treatments
        by Jonathan R. Goodman

3.3   What Gene Therapy Needs Now: A Good Off Switch
        by Jim Kozubek

Section 4: The Human Factor: History, Ethics and Assumptions

4.1   High Hopes: Balancing Promise and Reality
        by Marla Broadfoot

4.2   We Need More Diversity in Genomic Databases
        by Jonas Korlach

4.3   The Human Genome and the Making of a Skeptical Biologist
        by C. Brandon Ogbunu

4.4   The Inflated Promise of Genomic Medicine
        by Erik Parens

4.5   All of Us
        by Stephanie Devaney


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