DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201708730
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Abstract: AbstractThe pediatric lysosomal storage disorder mucopolysaccharidosis type II is caused by mutations in IDS, resulting in accumulation of heparan and dermatan sulfate, causing severe neurodegeneration, skeletal disease, and cardiorespiratory disease. Most patients manifest with cognitive symptoms, which cannot be treated with enzyme replacement therapy, as native IDS does not cross the blood–brain barrier. We tested a brain‐targeted hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy approach using lentiviral IDS fused to A…

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