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Faq

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a gene?

What is gene therapy?

What is a vector?

What is germline gene therapy?

What is somatic gene therapy?

What is the difference between in vivo and ex vivo gene therapy?

Why are viruses used in gene therapy?

What is the difference between gene therapy and stem cell therapy?

How does gene therapy work?

What are genetic diseases?

Is gene therapy allowed in India?

What are the ethical issues associated with gene therapy?

What are the risks of gene therapy?

What all diseases can be cured with gene therapy?

Is gene therapy a permanent cure?

Is gene therapy always successful?

How can one develop gene therapy in India?

For how long will one be disease free after undergoing gene therapy?

Why is gene therapy expensive?

Can gene therapy treat cancer?

Is it a one-time treatment?

What is gene editing?

What is genetic enhancement?

At what stage of development is gene therapy in India?

What is CRISPR?

What is CAR-T cell therapy?

What is the risk of gene therapy?

What is eugenics?

Who was given the first gene therapy?

What's the difference between gene therapy and gene editing?

What are the three types of gene therapy?

At what stage of development is gene therapy in India?

Are any gene therapy research activities going on in India? In what way is the Government of India supporting these activities?

Are there any guidelines governing gene therapy research in India?

What is the need for such guidelines?

What kind of gene therapy research is covered by National Guidelines on Gene Therapy 2019?

What is the mechanism of monitoring gene therapy research activities in the country?

Which act governs the use of gene therapy for treating patients?

What is a clinical trial?

Have there been any clinical trials pertaining to gene therapy in India? What are the results of those trials?

Who can conduct clinical trials? What are the requirements for the same?

How can I participate in a clinical trial? Do I have to pay in this process?