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Penn Med correctons to article entited Gene Doping addressed at PHBA Meeting

Hannah Kleckner Hall , the Associate Director of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine sent in some corrections to a story on the PHBA article in The Horse

First, the faculty member's name should be Dr. Mary Robinson, not Mary Robinson.

Given that this article is one of the first related to this exciting body of work, we are sensitive to ensuring any/all information related to it is as accurate as possible.

"I've included the original quotes with the requested modifications below," said Hall.

 

CURRENT QUOTE: “Gene doping is taking a gene and trying to manipulate it to make a better horse”
Requested modification: “Gene doping involves transferring genes, or genetically modified cells, into an individual as a potential method for illicitly enhancing athletic performance."

Current quote: "The technology has accelerated very quickly. We know it works, and it's threatening to the industry."
Requested modification: "So far, there has been one approved therapy in humans, which opens up the potential for it to be a threat to the industry."

Current quote: “We have developed a method to detect the vehicle that can inject the material into a cell..."
Requested modification: "Because a 'vehicle' is needed to insert a gene into a cell, we have focused our work into developing a new method that will enable us to detect the presence of this "vehicle," indicating illicit activity..."

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