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Gene therapy used in clinical trial for person with haemophilia.



Gene therapy has been used to treat a person with haemophilia for the first time in Ireland, a patient group has announced.

The Irish Haemophilia Society (IHS) confirmed on Thursday morning that the person received gene therapy as part of a clinical trial. IHS chief executive Brian O’Mahony said the treatment is “a momentous occasion for the haemophilia community in Ireland”.
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