• Gene therapy could fight leukaemia in Down’s syndrome children
    Posted in: 2021, SA

    Drugs already available could ‘switch off’ gene thought to be responsible Children with Down’s syndrome (DS) are 20 times more likely to develop leukaemia. Not only are they more likely to develop the disease, they have higher rates of relapse, are more likely to experience negative side effects from chemotherapy and have lower survival rates.…