We’ve been hearing about CRISPR since 2012, and excitement has been mounting about this molecular tool that can add, remove, or exchange a DNA sequence within the genome of … Continue Reading 5 Things to Know About CRISPR
CRISPR technology offers the promise to cure any human genetic disease. Which are the candidates to be the first one? CRISPR-Cas9 was first described as a gene editing tool in … Continue Reading 7 Diseases CRISPR Technology Could Cure
In 2016, German pharma giant Bayer took a bold step and decided to partner with CRISPR Therapeutics to form a company that could join the race to be first into … Continue Reading The Race to Get CRISPR to the Clinic: Hope Versus Hype
Genomic medicine is the future of healthcare. Spawned by the Human Genome Project (“HGP”), this precise and personal approach to medicine is an emerging discipline with enormous disruptive … Continue Reading Genomic Medicine: Catch The Gene Therapy Wave
One of the most promising and exciting healthcare innovations in decades is genomic editing technology using CRISPR technology to repair defective genetic material that causes disease. CRISPR is an … Continue Reading Is Genome Editing the Next Biotech Breakthrough?
Shares of CRISPR Therapeutics plunged dramatically Wednesday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) placed a clinical hold on a planned sickle cell disease treatment the company was in … Continue Reading FDA Chains Clinical Hold on CRISPR/ Vertex Sickle Cell Disease IND
Two papers published today in Nature Medicine are raising a new potential red flag with CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing: Human cells that are successfully edited in the lab may have a … Continue Reading CRISPR Risks? Researchers Stoke Fears of Cancer in Gene-Edited Cells
CRISPR Therapeutics is using its proprietary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing platform to develop transformative medicines. In this image, the Cas9 nuclease (whitish form) is being directed by a single-guide RNA (yellowish … Continue Reading Supplement: CRISPR Enters the Clinic Using CRISPR-Altered Cells to Fight Disease
CRISPR stocks tank after research shows edited cells might cause cancer Shares of companies developing CRISPR-based therapies slid Monday after new research published in the journal Nature Medicine showed edited … Continue Reading CRISPR stocks tank after research shows edited cells might cause cancer
Editing cells’ genomes with CRISPR-Cas9 might increase the risk that the altered cells, intended to treat disease, will trigger cancer, two studies published on Monday warn — a potential game-changer for … Continue Reading A serious new hurdle for CRISPR: Edited cells might cause cancer, find two studies
When the Japanese researcher Shinya Yamanaka managed to reprogram adult cells into an embryonic-like state to yield induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), this was supposed to herald a revolution in … Continue Reading Regenerating the Body With Stem Cells – Hype or Hope?
The emergence of CRISPR/Cas9 technologies has enabled almost unlimited gene editing opportunities. Not only could it be used as a therapeutic tool, the genome editing tool could kickstart a revolution … Continue Reading CRISPR/Cas9: Could the Gene Editing Technology be the Future of Drug Discovery?
CRISPR-Cas9 has taken the world by storm in just a few years with the promise of making genome editing much easier and faster than ever before. But how does this … Continue Reading A Review of CRISPR-Cas9: How is the Gene Editing Tool Changing the World?