Scope and limitations of gene therapy.

  title={Scope and limitations of gene therapy.},
  author={David J. Weatherall},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  volume={51 1},
Although there are still many technical difficulties to be overcome, recent advances in the molecular and cellular biology of gene transfer have made it likely that gene therapy will soon start to play an increasing role in clinical practice. It will not be restricted to the management of monogenic disorders, but will have applications across many other fields of medicine, particularly the treatment of cancer and infectious disease. 

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