Gene Genetic Therapy Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of genetics to the therapeutic treatment of diseases and inherited abnormalities through the targeted modification of gene expression, and prepares individuals to administer genetic therapies. Includes instruction in medical genetics, genome analysis, pharmacology of gene transfer, viral vectors, nonviral therapeutic techniques, genetic screening, targeted gene delivery, vector production, safety and quality assurance, clinical trials management, and bioethics.

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Gene Genetic Therapy Major

What Courses Do Gene Genetic Therapy Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Gene Genetic Therapy majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Bioethics
  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Management
  • Pharmacology