Gene doping? Mauro Giacca speaks to New Scientist

A hot topic on the eve of the Olympics

Mauro Giacca, Director, ICGEB Trieste and Head, Molecular Medicine Laboratory, twice recipient of funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency for collaborative research on gene doping, is sought out by New Scientist for his views and comments on his Group's recent findings as published in Human Gene Therapy.

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