POSTS TAGGED AS gene editing

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]

Non-Viral Vectors for CRISPR Delivery

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT CRISPR Gene Editing Tool Without Viruses
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has mostly depended on viral vectors to deliver the cutting enzyme [MORE]

Reversible RNA Editing

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Broad Institute’s pioneering lab for gene editing has developed a version of CRISPR that permits reversible RNA editing. “The [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]

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]

CRISPR-Cpf1 Gene Editing

August 22, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR Cas Method
Gene editing technology known as CRISPR has only been known to science for four years, but its impact [MORE]

CRISPR Gene Editing by Middle Schoolers

July 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genspace Student Programs
Max Planck once observed that major breakthroughs in science rarely proceed by converting skeptics. Instead, breakthroughs are taught [MORE]

CRISPR Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Professors Collins and Zhang SHERLOCK Developers
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has been thought to be most useful in altering DNA, rather [MORE]

Nanoparticle-Enabled Gene Editing

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR Delivery Mechanism
Getting CRISPR-Cas 9 molecules to their target cells without damage or off-targeting has been an obstacle for gene [MORE]

Building Better Lab Rats

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wistar Rat
Rats do more work in medical research than mice, but mice get all the glamour. (50% more scientific publications [MORE]

Gene Therapy’s Breakout

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR-Cas9 Mode of Action
September 14, 1990 was the first FDA approved human clinical trial for gene therapy. The patient, then [MORE]

First Use of CRISPR/Cas 9 in a Human Clinical Trial

January 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Editing CRISPR-Cas9
Last October, clinical trial operators at the West China Hospital in Chengdu (Sichuan Province) altered immune cells from [MORE]

Nanoparticles Delivery Synthetic DNA in Treating Thalassemia in Lab Animals

December 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Several years ago a gene repair technique called “chimeraplasty” looked promising, though it never reached fruition. The idea was to [MORE]

A Path to Precision Cardiac Medicine

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR-Cas9 Mode of Action
About 30% of drugs in clinical trials are withdrawn because of safety issues, several of which present [MORE]