How much do you know about gene therapy?

Test your knowledge with the questions below!

1. The US government body that regulates gene therapies is the:

  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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2. Which of the following is NOT a phase in gene therapy vector manufacturing?

  • Multiple purification steps to improve impurities
  • Numerous tests to help ensure quality and safety of the product
  • Growing cells into sufficient quantities to produce the vector
  • Drying the final product into pills

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3. True or False: Clinical trials can take years to collect and analyze enough data to meet regulatory requirements.

  • True
  • False

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4. Gene therapy vectors are made in ________.

  • ovens
  • plants
  • living cells
  • freezers

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5. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may inspect ______________ prior to approving the gene therapy vector.

  • business offices
  • manufacturing facilities
  • cafeterias
  • parking lots

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