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Stanford Course - Principles and Practices of Gene Therapy

Preview the online course: Principles and Practices of Gene Therapy (XGEN201)
More info: http://geneticscertificate.stanford.edu/courses/principles-and-practices...

Gene therapy is promising to be key in the battle against cancer, inherited disorders, and many other diseases. Decades worth of advances in this field have resulted in a growing number of successful clinical trials to develop safe and effective treatments.

In this course, you will start by building a fundamental understanding of gene therapy, then dive deeper with an in-depth look at important trends, research and advances in gene therapy. You will gain a clear understanding of how gene therapy works, how it has developed and advanced, and how much potential it has.

You will learn:

-Basic principles for getting nucleic acids into cells and using viruses to transfer DNA
-Proven and new approaches to clinical trials
-How to effectively use genome editing tools
-Methodologies for successful RNAi and expression of non-coding RNAs to regulate genes and treat disease

Learn more: http://geneticscertificate.stanford.edu

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