Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand some of the types of disease that might be treatable by gene therapy

  • understand the basic principals of genetic manipulation

  • understand the differences between somatic and germline gene therapy and some of the problems involved in these potential treatments

  • understand how genetics may be used in the design of drugs.


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