Medicine » Medical Genetics

Targets in Gene Therapy

Edited by Yongping You, ISBN 978-953-307-540-2, 436 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published August 23, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1012

This book aims at providing an up-to-date report to cover key aspects of existing problems in the emerging field of targets in gene therapy. With the contributions in various disciplines of gene therapy, the book brings together major approaches: Target Strategy in Gene Therapy, Gene Therapy of Cancer and Gene Therapy of Other Diseases. This source enables clinicians and researchers to select and effectively utilize new translational approaches in gene therapy and analyze the developments in target strategy in gene therapy.

Prof. Yongping You

Dr. Yongping You is Professor and Chief Physician at Department of Neurosurgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, P. R. China. He is a member of many professional societies, including American Association for Cancer Research, Chinese Neurosurgical Society. Dr. You received his bachelor degree in Medicine from Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, P. R. China in 1990 and his PhD in neurosurgery from Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, P. R. China in 2001. He specializes in surgery and chemotherapy of brain tumor, and basic and applied research in neuro-oncology, especially glioma. His research interests mainly involve optimal strategy of gene therapy in glioma, target and marker screen in brain tumor, miRNA, pathway and transcription regulation in glioma. His research has received sustained funding from the Chinese Natural Science Foundation, Jiangsu Province 痴 Natural Science Foundation and other foundations. Dr. You has supervised the research efforts of over 30 postdoctoral associates, doctoral candidates and master 痴 level graduate students in the past 10 years.

Edited Books

  • Targets in Gene Therapy

    This book aims at providing an up-to-date report to cover key aspects of existing problems in the emerging field of targets in gene therapy. With the contributions in various disciplines of gene therapy, the book brings together major approaches: Target Strategy in Gene Therapy, Gene Therapy of Cancer and Gene Therapy of Other Diseases. This source enables clinicians and researchers to select and effectively utilize new translational approaches in gene therapy and analyze the developments in target strategy in gene therapy.