CRISPR Trials To Treat Blindness In The US

An upcoming human study will use CRISPR genome editing technique to treat an eye disorder that causes blindness. The study will be conducted in the US later this year,... Read more »

Is LEAPER a Safer Substitute to CRISPR?

The researchers from Peking University have developed a new gene-editing technique that they say could have profound effects on the treatment of certain diseases. The scientists believe that it... Read more »

Now CRISPR Being Used To Modify Deafness Gene

Recently, Dr. He Jiaung revealed that he has produced gene-edited babies, claiming it would prevent babies from inheriting their father’s HIV. The Chinese scientist has opened the doors for... Read more »

The 3rd CRISPR Baby

It came as a bolt in the blue when in the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing, it was revealed that the Chinese biophysicist, ‘He Jiankui’ had brought... Read more »

CRISPR Cured HIV In Mice

For the first time, scientists say they have eliminated HIV virus from the DNA of mice, a significant step in the right direction towards a difficult cure for humans.... Read more »

Did CRISPR help—or harm—the first-ever gene-edited babies? | Science

He Jiankui provided a slide at a Hong Kong, China, genome-editing top that revealed DNA series from the modified CCR5 genes in the twin ladies. NATIONAL ACADEMIES/FLICKR (CC BY-NC-SA... Read more »

United States Officially Starts Using CRISPR on Humans

In June 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offered a University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) research study group the grant begin a human CRISPR trial. On Monday, 15th April,... Read more »

Curing HIV just got more complicated. Can CRISPR help? | Science

HIV incorporates its genome (yellow) into human chromosomes, and cells that indirectly copy that genome as they reproduce might make complex remedy efforts. David S. Goodsell/HIVE Center SEATTLE, WASHINGTON—Antiretroviral... Read more »

CRISPR experts are calling for a global moratorium on heritable gene editing

After the very first International Summit on Human Gene Editing in December 2015, a declaration was released. The organizers were unanimous in concurring that the development of genetically modified... Read more »

Gene-edited animals could help humanity, but they’re in ‘regulatory limbo’

The capability to exactly modify genes with technology such as CRISPR has actually altered the bounds of possibility for science. That was shown just recently in the case of... Read more »