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Companies tracking mutations in cancer cells can provide a key to unlocking better therapies

COMPANIES TRACKING MUTATIONS IN CANCER CELLS CAN PROVIDE A KEY TO UNLOCKING BETTER THERAPIES

Investors and entrepreneurs are beginning to bring new diagnostic tools to market that promise better results for cancer patients through...

News of the first gene-edited babies shows that science can't police itself

NEWS OF THE FIRST GENE-EDITED BABIES SHOWS THAT SCIENCE CAN'T POLICE ITSELF

Just over a year ago, CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna of UC Berkeley talked with me about the prospects that the gene-editing technology...

 
 
 

CRISPR-BASED HEART TEST PINPOINTS GENETIC RISK FOR SEVERE CARDIOMYOPATHY

Severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a dangerous disorder that causes an abnormal thickening of the heart walls is often associated...

 
 
 

CRISPR BABIES RAISE AN UNCOMFORTABLE REALITY - ABIDING BY SCIENTIFIC STANDARDS DOESN'T GUARANTEE ETHICAL RESEARCH

Uncertainty continues to swirl around scientist He Jiankui's gene editing experiment in China. Using CRISPR technology, He modified...

 
 
 
‘They Will Be Studied for the Rest of Their Lives.' How China's Gene-Edited Twins Could Be Forever Changed By Controversial CRISPR Work

‘THEY WILL BE STUDIED FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES.' HOW CHINA'S GENE-EDITED TWINS COULD BE FOREVER CHANGED BY CONTROVERSIAL CRISPR WORK

For now, they're known as Lulu and Nana, pseudonyms that are meant to give them some amount of anonymity amid the international uproar...

 
 
 
Designer babies are here - ready or not

DESIGNER BABIES ARE HERE - READY OR NOT

A Chinese scientist from a university in Shenzhen claims he has succeeded in creating the world's first genetically edited babies....

A Chinese researcher claims that the first gene-edited babies have been born, and scientists are disturbed

A CHINESE RESEARCHER CLAIMS THAT THE FIRST GENE-EDITED BABIES HAVE BEEN BORN, AND SCIENTISTS ARE DISTURBED

Chinese researcher He Jiankui claims he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies using a tool called CRISPR , the Associated...

 
 
 
World's First Genetically Edited Babies Created in China: CRISPR

WORLD'S FIRST GENETICALLY EDITED BABIES CREATED IN CHINA: CRISPR

A Chinese scientist claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies. The DNA of the twins was edited using CRISPR...

ENHANCED GENOME EDITING IN RICE USING SINGLE TRANSCRIPT UNIT CRISPR‐LBCPF1 SYSTEMS

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Bio Roundup: Alzheimer's Puzzle, ESMO Assessed, Drug Prices & More

BIO ROUNDUP: ALZHEIMER'S PUZZLE, ESMO ASSESSED, DRUG PRICES & MORE

In the biotech investment and research communities this week, much of the attention was turned to Europe. Munich, Germany, hosted the...

RESEARCHERS MODIFY CRISPR TO REORGANIZE GENOME

Researchers have reworked CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology to manipulate the genome in three-dimensional space, allowing them to...

 
 
 

FDA LIFTS CLINICAL HOLD; GREEN-LIGHTS VERTEX AND CRISPR'S SICKLE CELL GENE THERAPY TRIAL

Posted on: 14 October 2018, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has lifted a clinical hold and accepted an Investigational New Drug...

CRISPR Technique Identifies New Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease

CRISPR TECHNIQUE IDENTIFIES NEW BIOMARKER FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Using the CRISPR gene editing technique new study has identified a potential biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease.

 
 
 
CRISPR Gene Editing can Treat Diseases Before Birth

CRISPR GENE EDITING CAN TREAT DISEASES BEFORE BIRTH

For the first time, scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 guided gene editing to prevent genetic disorders before birth. An effective tool...

CRISPR-MEDIATED DELETION OF PROSTATE CANCER RISK-ASSOCIATED CTCF LOOP ANCHORS IDENTIFIES REPRESSIVE CHROMATIN LOOPS

Recent genome-wide association studies have identified more than 100 loci associated with increased risk of prostate cancer, most of...

 
 
 

WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING REVEALS RARE OFF‐TARGET MUTATIONS AND CONSIDERABLE INHERENT GENETIC OR/AND SOMACLONAL VARIATIONS IN CRISPR/CAS9‐EDITED COTTON PLANTS

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CRISPR SCREEN IDENTIFIES ZIKA-FIGHTING GENE

CRISPR gene editing is being widely adopted as a tool for genome-scale screening, and a team at the University of Texas Southwestern...