Australian-first facility to advance treatment for genetic diseases

Twelve-year-old Jude with Health Minister, Ryan Park

A new viral vector manufacturing facility being built in the Westmead precinct is set to change the treatment landscape for patients with genetic diseases, cancers and viral infections, enabling gene therapies to be trialled and delivered sooner.

Viral vectors are a key component of many cell and gene therapies. The technology uses viruses that are harmless to humans to carry... read more.

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