CRISPR Versatility

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

HHMI Investigator Jennifer Doudna and Colleagues Created DETECTR
CRISPR is best known as a gene editing technology, but this report adds [MORE]

Metabolic Engineering

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Huimin Zhao Developed Efficient Metabolic Engineering Process
CRISPR gene editing usually targets one DNA sequence at a time, but now researchers [MORE]

A Genetically Modified Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose Levels

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose
In laboratory mice, University of Chicago bioengineers were able to use CRISPR gene editing to modify [MORE]

“Chemical Surgery” to Remove Single Point Mutations in DNA

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Base Editing
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing is the new tool in the box of molecular surgeons, but this method deletes multiple bases [MORE]

SHERLOCK for RNA Editing

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Editing
Scientists at the Broad Institute, who were involved in the technology of CRISPR gene editing, have developed another molecular [MORE]

CRISPR Skin Grafts Instead of Insulin Injections

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Therapy Via Skin
Researchers at the University of Chicago have used CRISPR gene editing to establish proof of concept in [MORE]

Targeting RNA with CRISPR

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Feng Zhang
In a recent Science article, gene-editing pioneer Feng Zhang and colleagues reported a new CRISPR strategy that targets mRNA [MORE]

Cleveland Clinic’s Top Ten Innovations of the Year

December 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cleveland Clinic’s Innovation Summit highlights medical advances every year, and for 2015, out of 246 candidates, judges chose ten winners, [MORE]

CRISPR-Enabled Xenotransplants

December 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Crystal Structure of Cas9
A pig’s heart is about the same size as a human’s, but a xenotransplant has not been [MORE]

Using CRISPR to Cure Hemophilia

October 27, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hemophilia A has been a prospective target for gene therapy since that field arose a quarter of a century ago. [MORE]

Reengineering Sickle Cells

May 5, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sickle Cell Disease
It is no more than a reversal of an A and T base pair in a point on [MORE]

Who Gets Credit for CRISPR?

February 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR_DNA April 15 2014
CRISPR-Cas 9 is a DNA editing technology that may prove to be the medical discovery of the [MORE]

CRISPR Does Germ Line Gene Replacement in Monkeys

April 29, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

So far, this story hasn’t ruffled the formerly passionate controversy over germ line genetic engineering.  Either it slipped beneath the [MORE]