Gene therapy for allergic airway diseases.

  title={Gene therapy for allergic airway diseases.},
  author={Tania Maes and Kurt G. Tournoy and Guy F Joos},
  journal={Current allergy and asthma reports},
  volume={11 2},
Airway diseases such as allergic asthma and rhinitis are characterized by a T-helper type 2 (Th2) response. Treatment of allergic airway diseases is currently limited to drugs that relieve disease symptoms and inflammation. In the search for new therapeutics, efforts have been made to treat allergic airway disease with gene therapy, and many preclinical studies have demonstrated its impressive potential. Most strategies focus on blocking the expression of proinflammatory proteins or… CONTINUE READING

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