What is gene therapy?

Every human being has around 20,000 to 25,000 genes, which provide the blueprint for our individual bodies and minds. — US Department of Energy Genome Programs (genomics.energy.gov)

Gene therapy involves trying to alter or modify the genes inside your body’s cells in order to treat or stop a disease.

Since 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved three different types of gene therapy.

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