Recorded Introduction to Gene Therapy Master Course

  • Course Price: $350 USD
  • Course Run Time: 3 hours
  • Course Level: Level 1 - Foundational
  • Completion Period: 1 month

Gene Therapy uses genetic material to change the course of a disease at the molecular level. Explore how gene therapy works, type of vectors used, and why/when certain vectors are employed. Many believe gene therapy is the key to curing cancer, inherited illnesses, and rare disease; this course reviews the most important factors that determine which diseases should be targeted using gene therapy. As with any treatment, there are risks so Intro to Gene Therapy ends with a look at the FDA approval process and how safety and efficacy are measured. Take Intro to Gene Therapy and gain a foundational understanding of the science and regulatory environment of this versatile therapeutic.

Takeaways

1. Basic principles for transferring genetic material into cells and using viral vectors.
2. Steps to make viral vectors.
3. Fluency in the different types of viral vectors, the amounts of genetic material each deliver, and the types of cells each target.
4. List of the most important factors that determine which diseases should be targeted using gene therapy.
5. Proven and new approaches to mitigate risk in gene therapy clinical development.

Certificate Requirements
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Viewing Course Materials
Gene Therapy Overview
Knowledge Check
Industry Example: More about SMA
Viral Vector Overview
Knowledge Check
The Biopharma Industry and Gene Therapy
Knowledge Check
Course Evaluation
Linkedin Certificate Demo
Certificate Requirements
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