Human gene therapy

Nature. 1998 Apr 30;392(6679 Suppl):25-30. doi: 10.1038/32058.


Although gene therapy as a treatment for disease holds great promise, progress in developing effective clinical protocols has been slow. The problem lies in the development of safe and efficient gene-delivery systems. This review will evaluate the problems and the potential solutions in this new field of medicine.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Protocols
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • DNA Viruses
  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Genetic Therapy*
  • Genetic Vectors
  • Humans
  • RNA Viruses