Precision Diagnostics at Home for Autoimmune Diseases

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

New DxCollect collector for home use
DxTerity (Rancho Dominguez, CA) has introduced an autoimmune profile test for diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, [MORE]

Transomics at St. Jude’s

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

One thing that’s largely true about medical innovation is that the new is more expensive than the old. Clinical DNA [MORE]

Targeted- RNA Alternative to CRISPR

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA modifying tool
While gene editing focuses on DNA, a lab at The Scripps Research Institute (Jupiter, FL) has paired a small [MORE]

Nanowire Brush Collects Cancer Biomarkers in Urine

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Extracellular Vesicle Capture
Last week, we had a piece from Aalto University in Finland about a plasmonic biosensor that detects exosomes [MORE]

Human Immunity to Cas9 Proteins

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing
Stanford researchers have reported troubling news about CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing. Their report “demonstrates that there are pre-existing humoral [MORE]

Bacterial RNA-Detecting Enzyme for Liquid Biopsies

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecular Structure of GsI-IIC RT
Improving the accuracy of liquid biopsy has enormous potential for making cancers more manageable. And to [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]

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 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]

PTSD Brain Repository

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transcription Factors
Post-traumatic stress disorder, which afflicts about eight million Americans, appears to be a proteomic disease. DNA from these suffererss [MORE]

Proofreading RNA

August 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA Making DNA Copies in a Droplet of Water
In the evolution of life on Earth, reverse transcriptase played a leading [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]

CRISPR meets the Digenome

March 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multiplex Digenome Seq
Thinking about the prospects of CASPR-Cas9 gene editing might bring to mind the title of Irving Stone’s biography [MORE]

Correcting CRISPR Cas9’s Off-Targeting

March 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rice University CRISPR-2
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing relies on a targeting sequence of RNA and the cutting endonuclease Cas9. In the targeting [MORE]