News and Events : 2017 : October

A schematic showing how injection of gene therapy via a viral vector into the spinal cord offers promise to relieve chronic pain conditions.

Gene Therapy Provides Pain Relief Equivalent to Morphine in Study

In a new study published in NeuroReport, senior author Roy C. Levitt, MD, lead author Eugene S. Fu, MD, and their colleagues of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management, showed delivering a key regulatory gene using an adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector could provide prolonged and profound analgesia in mice.

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