Cystic fibrosis and sickle-cell anemia could be corrected in embryos

https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2017/03/08/cystic-fibrosis-sickle-cell-anemia-could-be-corrected-in-embryos-with-new-crispr-variant/

Cystic fibrosis, sickle-cell anemia could be corrected in embryos with new CRISPR variant

Since the discovery of the genome-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9, scientists have been looking to utilize the technology to make a significant impact on correcting genetic diseases. Technical challenges have made it Continue reading Cystic fibrosis and sickle-cell anemia could be corrected in embryos

Nanoparticle-delivered CRISPR tools could treat cystic fibrosis

Nanoparticle-delivered CRISPR tools could treat hemophilia, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy

More and more scientists are using the powerful new gene-editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9, a technology isolated from bacteria, that holds promise for new treatment of such genetic diseases as cystic Continue reading Nanoparticle-delivered CRISPR tools could treat cystic fibrosis

Scientists use ‘molecular-Lego’ to take CRISPR gene-editing tool to the next level

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A team of researchers at Western University is playing with molecular-Lego by adding an engineered enzyme to the revolutionary new gene-editing tool, CRISPR/Cas9. Their study, published in the Proceedings of the National Continue reading Scientists use ‘molecular-Lego’ to take CRISPR gene-editing tool to the next level

Editas Medicine Announces Agreement with Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics to Advance New CRISPR/Cas9 Medicines

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Editas to Receive up to $5 Million Award to Fund Genome Editing Research

Editas Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT), a leading genome editing company, today announced a three-year agreement with Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Continue reading Editas Medicine Announces Agreement with Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics to Advance New CRISPR/Cas9 Medicines

Scientists unveil the ‘most clever CRISPR gadget’ so far – STAT

For all the hoopla about CRISPR, the revolutionary genome-editing technology has a dirty little secret: it’s a very messy business. Scientists basically whack the famed double helix with a molecular machete, often Continue reading Scientists unveil the ‘most clever CRISPR gadget’ so far – STAT