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1. General Term: Somatic Cell Gene Therapy
Somatic Cell Gene Therapy Genetic engineering
of adult cells to alleviate disease, however, it is not possible yet.
2. Stem Cell Topic: The Enormous Potential Value of Stem Cell Research
chondrocytes or cartilage cells to treat
osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
trick will be to discover just what turns which genes on and off. Once
scientists have learned how to trigger gene expression , they can apply it
3. Genetics Topic: Treating Faulty DNA
the distinction between somatic therapy and germline enhancement.
By somatic therapy we refer to the treatment of a
disease in the body cells of a living individual by trying to
repair an existing defect. Many ethical commentators