Fact #325

In 2012, British Scienteists conducted a gene therapy study for cystic fibroids patients. The treatment involved inhaling genes from fat globules using a nebuliser. Small scale study showed that nebulizer approach can get a working copy of the cystic fibrosis gene into the cells of the lung, and that the gene continues to work for a period of weeks and months.

http://www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories/2012/120316.html

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