CRISPR

A CRISPR edit for heart disease

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

According to World Health Organization statistics published in 2015, ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide.

China leads world with 8 CRISPR trials to treat cancer

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

Patients are willing to try new cures. That's why the ethics committee and the lab are very positive about this.

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

Posted in Medicine on 29th Apr, 2017
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.

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

Posted in Medicine on 20th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

It represents the first human trials of the technology with the United States expected to conduct its own cancer fighting trials next year.

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

Posted in Medicine on 30th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

With tech giants tackling medical science ventures, focus has shifted from treatment to the total eradication of disease.