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Gene therapy – personalised
medicine in action
Marguerite V. Evans-Galea
“We all begin life as a single cell that divides and develops until we are a fully grown human being. Inside this cell, our DNA carries the complete set of instructions for this to happen. However, if your DNA sequence harbours an alteration – even a small, seemingly insignificant single-base sequence change – it can have detrimental consequences: inherited genetic disease …”