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Gene-Therapy Cure Has Money-Back Guarantee

by Antonio Regalado

The most expensive drugs in history, or medicine’s biggest bargains? Gene therapy could be both.

A gene therapy will be offered for sale in Europe with a money-back guarantee, according to GlaxoSmithKline, the company commercializing it. The treatment, called Strimvelis, is the first outright cure for a rare disorder to emerge from gene therapy, and its price tag of 594,000 euros ($665,000), announced last week,…

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