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Tags results for 'CRISPR'

Bioengineers Have Developed a Tool for Reprogramming Genetic Code

Posted in Science on 1st Feb, 2015 06:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have developed a way to program DNA in such a way that genes can be turned on or off in living cells.

It May Be Possible To Prevent HIV Even Without a Vaccine

Posted in Medicine on 29th Mar, 2015 06:48 PM
by AlexMuller
A genetic engineering technique that efficiently transforms cells to become HIV-resistant.

Cas9 molecule points the way to viral delivery of CRISPR genome editing

Posted in Medicine on 4th Apr, 2015 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Companies are working overtime to apply the recently discovered CRISPR genome editing technology to treating diseases.

CRISPR Patent Fight Now a Winner-Take-All Match

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2015 05:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.

The CRISPR craze: gene editing poised to change medicine and industry

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jul, 2015 01:03 AM
by AlexMuller
CRISPR/Cas for gene editing has the ability to make targeted changes in DNA sequences in living cells with ease and affordability.

Gene Editing Startup Raises $120 Million to Apply CRISPR to Medicine

Posted in Business on 10th Aug, 2015 05:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Editas Medicine has raised $120 million to create treatments with CRISPR, including ones for cancers, retinal disease, and sickle cell anemia.

The Genomics Revolution:

Posted in Medicine on 1st Oct, 2015 04:33 AM
by AlexMuller
From evolution by natural selection to evolution by intelligent direction.

DuPont Predicts CRISPR Plants on Dinner Plates in Five Years

Posted in Science on 11th Oct, 2015 08:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs.

A CRISPR variation that wont introduce new DNA to plants

Posted in Science on 25th Oct, 2015 12:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have altered CRISPR so that it can knock out genes without introducing new ones. The modifications might not even qualify as genetically modified foods.

Editas will test CRISPR gene editing in humans in 2017

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2015 03:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Editas CEO Katrine Bosley said the company hopes to start a clinical trial in 2017 to treat a rare form of blindness using CRISPR, a groundbreaking gene-editing technology.

A safer way to do gene editing

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2015 07:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists say they have fine tuned a gene editing method to make it safer and more accurate, vital if it is to be used in humans to cure inherited diseases or inborn errors.

Retinal nerve cells grown in the lab which could lead to cell transplants for blind people

Posted in Medicine on 4th Dec, 2015 05:28 PM
by AlexMuller
A method to turn human stem cells into retinal ganglion cells, cells that transmit visual signals to the brain, has been discovered.

Patients Favor Changing the Genes of the Next Generation with CRISPR

Posted in Medicine on 5th Dec, 2015 01:00 PM
by AlexMuller
To the people actually facing a devastating inherited genetic disease, engineering humanity sounds like a really good thing.

Human gene editing treatment to tackle hemophilia

Posted in Medicine on 6th Dec, 2015 01:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The controversial medical method could prevent people with hemophilia from bleeding to death internally.

Improved version of CRISPR gene editing tool eliminates errors

Posted in Science on 7th Jan, 2016 01:39 PM
by AlexMuller
These precise enzymes hope to expedite genetic engineering so that CRISPR’s possible applications can become realities.

CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Posted in Science on 22nd Jan, 2016 11:48 AM
by AlexMuller
The CRISPR/Cas9 technique is a massive discovery, that may already be on its way to being outdated and replaced with something even better.

CRISPR enhancements: improving the ability to delete genes

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2016 04:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have found a way to improve the efficiency of the gene editing technology, CRISPR/Cas9.

Powerful New Gene-Editing Tool May Finally Be Used on Humans

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2016 02:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Using CRISPR, researchers would genetically modify the T cells so that when they’re put back into the patient, they go after myeloma, melanoma, and sarcoma tumour cells.

Gene Editing could destroy latent viruses in the human body like herpes

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2016 03:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Herpes viruses can be implicated in blindness, birth defects and even cancer, and as yet, we can’t rid ourselves of them.

Chinese Scientists Will Use CRISPR Gene Editing on Humans for the First Time

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2016 01:10 AM
by AlexMuller
The trial could pave the way for more CRISPR-based treatments in the future, potentially revolutionizing the way we treat diseases.

Stanford Scientist: We'll Have A Century of Medical Advances in the Next Decade

Posted in Medicine on 30th Oct, 2016 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
With tech giants tackling medical science ventures, focus has shifted from treatment to the total eradication of disease.

CRISPR gene editing will be used in living humans to counter aggressive lung cancer

Posted in Medicine on 20th Nov, 2016 01:11 PM
by AlexMuller
It represents the first human trials of the technology with the United States expected to conduct its own cancer fighting trials next year.

China Is Racing Ahead in the Quest to Cure Cancer With CRISPR

Posted in Medicine on 29th Apr, 2017 01:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese scientists used CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time, injecting a cancer patient with modified human genes in hopes of vanquishing the disease.

China leads world with 8 CRISPR trials to treat cancer

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2018 10:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Patients are willing to try new cures. That's why the ethics committee and the lab are very positive about this.

A CRISPR edit for heart disease

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2018 01:05 AM
by Alex Muller
According to World Health Organization statistics published in 2015, ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide.

Breakthrough crispr gene editing trial set to begin this year

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2018 10:51 PM
by Alex Muller
Biotech company CRISPR Therapeutics is set to treat Europe’s patients with the CRISPR gene-editing tool this year following regulatory approval for trials.

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