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Gene therapy via skin could treat diseases such as obesity

09:05 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Science Blog

A University of Chicago-based research team has overcome challenges that have limited gene therapy and demonstrated how their novel approach with skin transplantation could enable a wide range of gene-based therapies to treat many human ... Read more

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