Changing Futures: Gene Therapy

The Changing Futures project looked at cystic fibrosis from a range of perspectives. Produced by Nowgen and supported by the Wellcome Trust, the resources in this collection look at gene therapy, its development and future prospects as a treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF).

The materials are in the form of video interviews which include contributions from researchers, health practitioners and cystic fibrosis sufferers. The topics include:
* Gene therapy timeline
* What is gene therapy?
* How gene therapy works
* Gene therapy: the facts
* Gene therapy: personal perspectives



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Gene Therapy Timeline

Produced by Nowgen, with support from the Wellcome Trust, this series of video clips describe some of the research milestones that have taken place in the development of gene therapy as a possible treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF).


What Is Gene Therapy?

Produced by Nowgen, with support from the Wellcome Trust, in these videos Dr. Mat Hickman and Dr. Simon Waddington describe gene therapy and some of the recent developments in the technique.


What is gene therapy? 

In his first video, Dr Mat Hickman talks about the basics of gene therapy...

How Gene Therapy Works

Produced by Nowgen and with support from the Wellcome Trust, these two video animations were produced by young people with cystic fibrosis (CF). Both animations describe, in an engaging way, the processes of gene therapy.

In its simplest form, gene therapy aims to replace a non-working copy of a gene...

Gene Therapy: the Facts

From Nowgen, and produced with support from the Wellcome Trust, this video interview sees Caitlin, a cystic fibrosis sufferer, quizzing Dr. Kevin Southern. He is a Paediatric Respiratory Consultant working at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool. His answers shed light on gene therapy and also future...