Latest News on Gene Editing
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Feb 12, 2020
First CRISPR gene editing trial in cancer patients points to safety of technique in medical treatmentsThe CRISPR-modified immune cells fit right into each patient’s immune system, and found in their blood nine months later.
Dec 30, 2019
Chinese scientist who created genetically-edited babies gets fined, 3 years in prisonHis work had resulted in a third genetically edited baby, who had been undisclosed till earlier this week, by Chinese media.
Dec 09, 2019
China's failed gene-edited baby experiment proves we're not ready for human embryo modificationHe Jiankui and team were targeting gene CCR5, which is necessary for the HIV virus to enter into white blood cells and infect our body.
Dec 05, 2019
Excerpts from gene-edited baby research show it likely had unintended mutations, unknown side effectsAs powerful a technology as CRISPR is, it also has the potential to introduce mistakes or unpredictable errors in important, sacred sites of a living subject's DNA.
Nov 15, 2019
Another step closer to curing cancer and genetic diseases: All you need to know about CRISPR-Cas9CRISPR-Cas9 could be a ray of hope for those suffering from inherited genetic disorders like down syndrome, cystic fibrosis and thalassemia.
Oct 08, 2019
Gene-edited hornless cattle meat does not get FDA approval for human consumptionThe researchers want to make male-only beef herds for the meat and female-only herds as dairy cows.
Aug 30, 2019
WHO creates register to track gene manipulation in humans after Chinese twin scandalAbout 30 nations currently have legislation directly or indirectly barring all clinical use of germline editing.
Aug 21, 2019
First lawful human trials for CRISPR in treating inherited blindness now underwayIf successful, the trial could trigger a sea of others for hereditary & genetic conditions affecting millions worldwide.
Jul 31, 2019
WHO calls ban on germline gene-editing research, clinical use of CRISPR in embryosA Chinese scientist claimed he had secretly gene-edited the DNA of an embryo and it led to birth twin girls.
Jul 30, 2019
Japanese scientist gets approval to create human-animal hybrids for organ harvesting studyHuman cells are injected into rat & mouse embryos in early trials, and pigs, if early trials are successful.