Gene Therapy 2002: A New Start

  • N. H. Mulder
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 38)


Following the turbulent end of the twentieth century when one protocol violation led to a most regrettable toxic death threatening clinical gene therapy in its very existence, it was hoped that easier navigation would lie ahead. Complications arising in the initial successful study of X-linked combined immune deficiency negate this hope. In this review we will produce some evidence for a promise of chances of success on a clinical level in the foreseeable future.


Gene Therapy Thymidine Kinase Glucose Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide Suicide Gene Suicide Gene Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. H. Mulder
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Medical OncologyUniversity Hospital GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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