Foreword: prospects of liver cell transplantation and liver-directed gene therapy.

@article{Chowdhury1999ForewordPO,
  title={Foreword: prospects of liver cell transplantation and liver-directed gene therapy.},
  author={Jayanta Roy Chowdhury},
  journal={Seminars in liver disease},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
The liver offers specific opportunities, as well as challenges, as a target for cell transplantation and gene therapy. Hepatocyte transplantation and hepatocyte-directed gene therapy are mutually augmenting complementary strategies that are rapidly developing for the treatment of inherited and acquired disorders. Both non-viral and viral vectors are being rapidly improved for exploiting the advantages and overcoming the challenges of liver-directed gene therapy. Rapid development in these areas… CONTINUE READING