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.

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

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The trial could pave the way for more CRISPR-based treatments in the future, potentially revolutionizing the way we treat diseases.

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

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Herpes viruses can be implicated in blindness, birth defects and even cancer, and as yet, we cant rid ourselves of them.