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Developer of Gene Editing Tool Discusses Ethics of Emerging Treatments
Health
Developer of Gene Editing Tool Discusses Ethics of Emerging Treatments
2021-10-20 19:58:03
by Alexa Hornbeck

It was only nine years ago that researchers discovered a method for editing human genes using a specialized technology called the CRISPR-Cas9 tool.   CRISPR-Cas9 enables geneticists and medical researchers to edit parts of the genome by removing, adding or altering... Read More

Gene Editing Treatment Used in Human Subjects With Rare Genetic Blindness
Science
Gene Editing Treatment Used in Human Subjects With Rare Genetic Blindness
2021-10-13 16:01:52
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON — New data presented by researchers from Editas Medicine, a leading genome editing company, reveals that gene editing treatments are not only safe in humans, but may hold promise of treating a rare retinal disease that leads to blindness.... Read More

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