Trial of Gene Therapy for Heart Failure

First trial of gene therapy for advanced heart failure shows promising results

Kind of cool.  We know that gene therapy and further advances in modulating the body’s response to disease is going to change the way we practice medicine, it’s just a matter of time.  Now that Phase II trials are starting, we might get more concrete information if this really works.

Here’s another article about the trial: UC San Diego Medical Cente rOffers Gene Therapy Clinical Trial for Advanced Heart Failure

And last but not least, a licnk for the investigational drug: MYDICAR

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One Comment

  1. I sure hope that they figure out something soon. I have a wonderfully funny patient who only has about 20% of his ejection fraction left and I’m trying so hard to keep him alive. CHF really sucks.

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