Why are some patients literally immune to gene therapy?

Scientists are searching for a way to help gene therapies sneak past the body's defence system
Jovana Drinjakovic
Scientist and DNA

Over the past decade, scientists have been talking about another new dawn of another new era where it will become possible to reverse genetic disorders using gene therapies.

The excitement rose a little in 2012 when the European Union approved its first therapy targeted at a rare, lipid-processing disease, lipoprotein lipase deficiency.