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How CRISPR is tackling the troubling immune response that’s plagued gene therapy until now https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2020/09/12/how-crispr-is-tackling-the-troubling-immune-response-thats-plagued-gene-therapy-until-now/

https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2020/09/12/how-crispr-is-tackling-the-troubling-immune-response-thats-plagued-gene-therapy-until-now/

thenextweb.com

published 9/12/2020

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The Conversation

summary

One of the major challenges facing gene therapy — a way to treat disease by replacing a patient’s defective genes with healthy ones — is that it is difficult to safely deliver therapeutic genes to patients without the immune system destroying the gene, and the vehicle carrying it, which can trigger life-threatening widespread inflammation. Three …