Gene therapy: Engineered ‘heart-healing virus’ trial starts

The following is an excerpt.

Patients in the UK have been enrolled into a trial to see if an engineered virus can be used to heal their damaged and struggling hearts.

The trial will use a virus to introduce genetic material into heart muscle to reverse the organ’s decline.

The British Heart Foundation said the idea had “great potential” but needed to be proven in clinical trials.

Read the full article here: Gene therapy: ‘Heart-healing virus’ trial starts

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