Viral Vectors 101: Pseudotyping

To deliver genes using lentiviral vectors, you need an envelope protein on the virus’s surface and a corresponding receptor in the host cell. Some of these envelope-receptor pairings are broad, allowing delivery into many cell types, while others are specific, allowing delivery to only a few cell types.  If you’re …

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Cell and gene therapy products: what is an ATMP?

If you were to see the phrase ‘Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product’ (ATMP) you might guess, ‘an advanced treatment that is a medicine?’ but you will not get much more from this without doing a lot more homework. What is an ‘Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product’ (ATMP)? Author Dr. Heather Main, Ph.D.. Biomedical …

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