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One month ago we discussed how the CRISPR genome-editing tool offers promise in cancer immunotherapy. The revolutionary gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 is often described as “molecular scissors” for its ability to turn previously improbable feats of genetic engineering into exercises in … Continue reading

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Earlier today we posted a column discussing the first use of the gene editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 in a patient with late-stage throat cancer, in hopes of eradicating the disease. This report from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, … Continue reading

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On Friday, a team of Chinese scientists used the cutting-edge gene editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time in history, injecting a cancer patient with modified human genes in hopes of vanquishing the disease, in this report from … Continue reading

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