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Monday, October 29, 2007

Researchers Discover Gene Therapy that Protects Against Radiation Exposure

http://www.genengnews.com/news/bnitem.aspx?name=25534823&source=genwire: "Gene therapy administered intravenously could be an effective agent to protect vital organs and tissues from the effects of ionizing radiation in the event of large-scale exposure from a radiological or nuclear bomb, according to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers “In previous studies, we demonstrated that gene therapy can be both swallowed in liquid form and inhaled through a nebulizer prior to radiation exposure to protect healthy tissues from damage......

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