Science Milestone: The evolution of gene therapy

Gene therapy has a complicated history, marked by many ups and downs and crafted by ever-advancing technologies.

The concept of putting genes into the human body to correct missing or dysfunctional areas of the genome first emerged in the 1960s. Since then, the field of gene therapy has experienced groundbreaking research discoveries, tragic pitfalls, and finally, a resurgence in interest and a rise in breakthroughs. 

Explore this interactive Science Milestone from Drug Discovery News to learn about the complicated past of early gene therapy discoveries and the technologies that eventually led to gene therapy success.

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