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Changing Futures - free resource about cystic fibrosis and gene therapy

Changing Futures - free resource about cystic fibrosis and gene therapy

Learn more about cystic fibrosis and gene therapy

Changing Futures is a free educational website discussing cystic fibrosis and gene therapy. It includes a range of resources such as interviews with scientists, animations and video diaries.

The Changing Futures website comprises three zones: The Cystic Fibrosis Zone, The Gene Therapy Zone and The Teacher Zone. The CF Zone and Gene Therapy Zone  cover:

  • The history of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis and the latest developments
  • Young people's experience of living with cystic fibrosis
  • How gene therapy might work and what young people think about this possible new treatment

Videos, interviews articles and experiments discuss the issues surrounding cystic fibrosis and gene therapy.

The third zone is specifically for teachers; it includes activities and experiments and links to further information suitable for students aged between 11-18.

Changing Futures has been developed by young people for young people, led by Nowgen and supported by the Wellcome Trust.

To find out more, visit Changing Futures.

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