CRISPR enters its first human clinical trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

In the first spate of clinical trials, scientists are using CRISPR/Cas9 to combat cancer and blood disorders in people.

CRISPR Babies: Mankind's Next Giant Leap?

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Featured, Science on 9th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

CRISPR modified babies have been made in small Chinese clinical trial.

Breakthrough crispr gene editing trial set to begin this year

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

Biotech company CRISPR Therapeutics is set to treat Europes patients with the CRISPR gene-editing tool this year following regulatory approval for trials.

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.