BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : JULY 12, 1999 ISSUE
COVER STORY

Who's Fighting What


Gene therapy can be used to treat a wide variety of diseases including heart 
disease and cancer. These are some of the companies trying to cash in on the 
new gene medicines:

COMPANY                     RESEARCH PROGRAMS

CHIRON (CHIR)               Graft vs. host disease (GVHD), hemophilia

CELL GENESYS (CEGE)         AIDS, cancer

INTROGEN THERAPEUTICS       Cancer

GENETIC THERAPY (GTII)      Cancer, heart disease, HIV, hemophilia

TARGETED GENETICS           Cancer, cystic fibrosis,
(TGEN)                      cytomegalovirus (CMV)

VALENTIS (VLTS)             Cancer, cystic fibrosis

VASCULAR GENETICS           Heart disease

VICAL (VICL)                Cancer, hepatitis B, HIV


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