gene editing

Using CRISPR to reverse retinitis pigmentosa and restore visual function

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

In mouse models, advanced gene editing tool reprogrammed photoreceptor rods to mutation-resistant cones

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.

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

Posted in Business on 10th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Editas Medicine has raised $120 million to create treatments with CRISPR, including ones for cancers, retinal disease, and sickle cell anemia.