Gene Editing
Study: Gene editing may correct genetic mutation responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare but devastating genetic disorder that causes muscle loss and physical impairments. more
Gene editing enables researchers to correct mutation in muscle stem cells in DMD model  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare but devastating genetic disorder that causes muscle loss and physical impairments. Researchers have... more
Pros and cons of genetic scissors  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Crispr technology has greatly facilitated gene editing. Associate Professor Thorsten Müller from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Dr. Hassan Bukhari from Harvard Medical School discuss its pros and cons in a review article in the journal Trends in... more
Pros and cons of gene editing technology  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
CRISPR technology has greatly facilitated gene editing. Associate Professor Thorsten Müller from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Dr. Hassan Bukhari from Harvard Medical School discuss its pros and cons in a review article in the journal... more
Scientists sharpen gene editing tool  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine scientists have fine-tuned their delivery system to deliver a DNA editing tool to alter DNA sequences and modify gene function. The improved "hit and run" system works faster and is more efficient. more
Gene editing tool gets sharpened by WFIRM team  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have fine-tuned their delivery system to deliver a DNA editing tool to alter DNA sequences and modify gene function. The improved 'hit and run' system works faster and is more efficient. more
Editing away cancer and HIV in China: win or lose?  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists in China recently edited out the CCR5 gene from a patient with HIV's stem cells, but the research has sparked ethical debate. more
CRISPR may explain why so many experimental cancer drugs fail  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists have used CRISPR–Cas9 to investigate how ten cancer drugs interact with their protein target, revealing some intriguing findings. more
Scientists attempt to cure HIV using CRISPR, with varying results  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Scientists have used the gene-editing technology CRISPR in an attempt to cure a person infected with HIV, with some success. more
Chinese Scientists Tried to Treat HIV Using CRISPR  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Scientists in China have attempted to use CRISPR gene-editing technology to treat a patient with HIV. more
CRISPR Gene-Editing May Offer Path To Cure For HIV, First Published Report Shows  NPR · 1 week
Researchers safely used CRISPR gene-editing techniques in a patient with HIV. The research provides evidence the approach may be promising for treating... more
Nanocapsules packed with gene-editing tools could be promising platform for many gene therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New tools for editing genetic code offer hope for new treatments for inherited diseases, some cancers, and even stubborn viral infections. But... more
Tiny capsules offer alternative to viral delivery of gene therapy  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
New tools for editing genetic code offer hope for new treatments for inherited diseases, some cancers, and even stubborn viral infections. But the typical method for delivering gene... more
Genome engineering with CRISPR/HDR to diversify the functions of hybridoma-produced antibodies  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Bioengineers and life scientists incorporate hybridoma technology to produce large numbers of identical antibodies, and develop new antibody therapeutics and diagnostics. Recent preclinical and clinical studies... more
CRISPR-mediated live imaging of genome editing and transcription  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
We report a robust, versatile approach named CRISPR Live-cell fluorescent in situ hybridization (LiveFISH) using fluorescent oligos for genome tracking in broad cell types including primary cells. An intrinsic stability switch of... more
The Swiss Army knife of gene editing gets new control  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
When researchers want to edit, activate, or silence a gene in any living organism, from bacteria to humans, they often turn to CRISPR/Cas9, a complex of RNA and... more
Researchers Create Albino Lizards Using CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of scientists at the University of Georgia has used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to engineer brown anoles (Anolis sagrei)... more
Novel CRISPR method identifies key genes for Toxoplasma survival  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using a new approach to genetic screening with CRISPR, researchers at the Crick have identified key genes for the survival of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii in mice. more
SATI gene editing could replace CRISPR  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a new gene editing tool called SATI that is safer than CRISPR. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes, obesity: Is gene editing the answer?  MNT · 3 weeks
In a new study in obese, diabetic mice, researchers used a modified CRISPR gene editing tool to reduce body weight and improve signs of type 2 diabetes. more
Functional diversification of hybridoma-produced antibodies by CRISPR/HDR genomic engineering  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Hybridoma technology is instrumental for the development of novel antibody therapeutics and diagnostics. Recent preclinical and clinical studies highlight the importance of antibody isotype for therapeutic efficacy. However, since the... more
These albino lizards are the world's first gene-edited reptiles  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Meet the world's first gene-edited reptiles: albino lizards roughly the size of your index finger. Researchers used CRISPR-Cas9 to make the lizards, providing a technique for gene editing outside of... more
These albino lizards are the world's first gene-edited reptiles  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Meet the world's first gene-edited reptiles: albino lizards roughly the size of your index finger. Researchers used CRISPR-Cas9 to make the lizards, providing a technique for gene editing outside of... more
Scientists zero in on cancer treatments using CRISPR  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Chemotherapy works off of a basic premise: kill all rapidly-growing cells in an effort to wipe out tumor cells. The tactic, while generally effective, has quite a few off-target casualties, including cells... more
Salk researchers develop new gene-editing tool to target broad range of mutations, cell types  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The ability to edit genes in living organisms offers the opportunity to treat a plethora of inherited diseases. However, many... more
A novel technology for genome-editing a broad range of mutations in live organisms  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The ability to edit genes in living organisms offers the opportunity to treat a plethora of inherited diseases. However, many types of... more
A novel technology for genome-editing a broad range of mutations in live organisms  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a new tool -- dubbed SATI -- to edit the mouse genome, enabling the team to target a broad... more
Biomaterials smarten up with CRISPR  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The CRISPR-Cas system has become the go-to tool for researchers who study genes in an ever-growing list of organisms, and is being used to develop new gene therapies that potentially can correct a defect at a single nucleotide... more
Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRISPR for... more
Harnessing power of CRISPR to control behavior of DNA-responsive materials  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The CRISPR-Cas system has become the go-to tool for researchers who study genes in an ever-growing list of organisms, and is being used to develop new gene therapies... more
Biomaterials smarten up with CRISPR  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Programmable CRISPR-responsive smart materials could open the door to novel tissue engineering, bioelectronic, and diagnostic applications. more
Programmable CRISPR-responsive smart materials  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Stimuli-responsive materials activated by biological signals play an increasingly important role in biotechnology applications. We exploit the programmability of CRISPR-associated nucleases to actuate hydrogels containing DNA as a structural element or as an anchor for pendant groups. After activation by... more
Biomaterials smarten up with CRISPR  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The CRISPR-Cas system has become the go-to tool for researchers who study genes in an ever-growing list of organisms, and is being used to develop new gene therapies that potentially can correct a defect at a single nucleotide... more
Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions  MIT · 4 weeks
Smart materials change properties in response to specific DNA sequences; could be used in a variety of devices. more
A new path to cancer therapy: developing simultaneous multiplexed gene editing technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have developed a new gene editing system that could be used for anticancer immunotherapy through the simultaneous suppression of proteins that interfere with... more
California clamps down on amateur use of gene-editing technologies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
California state officials have passed the first law to prohibit genetic biohacking in an effort to regulate at-home gene editing. more
A new path to cancer therapy: Developing simultaneous multiplexed gene editing technology  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Dr. Mihue Jang and her group at the Center for Theragnosis of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST, President Byung-gwon Lee) announced... more
Researchers develop new gene editing system that could be used for anticancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Dr. Mihue Jang and her group at the Center for Theragnosis of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology announced that they... more
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