Efficacy of new gene therapy approach for toxin exposures shown in mouse study

29 agosto 2014

Gene therapy may offer significant advantages in prevention and treatment of botulism exposure over current methods, new research shows. «We envision this treatment approach having a broad range of applications such as protecting military personnel from biothreat agents or protecting the public from other toxin-mediated diseases such as C. difficile and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections,» said the lead researcher.