Gene and Virus Therapy Program

The Gene and Virus Therapy Program of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has three goals:

  • Enhancing the understanding of the biology of viruses and cells used to develop new gene delivery systems
  • Advancing the technology base from which new gene-based and virus-based therapies are created
  • Improving the outcome of cancer treatment through the development and clinical testing of new gene-based and virus-based therapies

The Gene and Virus Therapy Program focuses on four areas of research:

  • Vector development
  • Immunomodulation
  • Preclinical and clinical pharmacology
  • Cell carriers