New gene therapy method replaces mitochondrial DNA, study says

| | October 26, 2012
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Scientists have demonstrated a new type of gene therapy that would – in principle – allow mothers to avoid saddling their children with rare diseases that could result in heart problems, dementia, diabetes, deafness and other significant health issues.

View the original article here: New gene therapy method replaces mitochondrial DNA, study says – Los Angeles Times

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