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Human gene therapy — an immature genie, but certainly out of the bottle

Nature Medicinevolume 2pages144147 (1996) | Download Citation


The gene therapy community has swung from an excited and overoptimistic mood to one of disillusionment with the apparent slowness of progress and with the absence of truly therapeutic applications. Although gene therapy is yet to come of age, there can be no doubt that, in time, it will bear fruit.

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