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Why we should all embrace gene editing in human embryos – The Hill (blog)

The first reportof gene editing in viable human embryos performed in the United Stateshas beenpublished. Continue reading



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Genetic drivers of deadly brain cancer uncovered – Medical News Today

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Gene-editing scientists to share $500K Albany Med prize – Albany Times Union

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Genomic Medicine Has Entered the Building – Hospitals & Health Networks

After years of fanfare and a few false starts, the era of genomic medicine has finally arrived. Across the country, thousands of patients are being treated, or having their treatment changed, based on information gleaned from their genome. Its a revolution that has been promised since the human genome was first published in 2001. Continue reading



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Feng Zhang to share Albany Medical Prize – MIT News

Feng Zhang, a member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research and an associate professor in the Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and of Biological Engineering, has been named a winner of the 2017 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research. Zhang, who is the Poitras Professor in Neuroscience at MIT and a core member of the Broad Institute, is recognized for his contributions to the development of CRISPR-Cas9 as a gene editing technology, which in the words of the prize announcement has revolutionized biomedical research and provided new hope for the treatment of genetic diseases and more. Continue reading



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A New Gene Editing Technique Could Finally Allow Us to Treat ALS – Futurism

In BriefResearchers from UC San Diego’s School of Medicine have tested a modified CRISPR-Cas9 technique designed to target RNA instead of DNA. Rcas9 could potentially improve the lives of patients with ALS, Huntington’s disease, or myotonic dystrophy by delaying the progression of their disorders. Continue reading



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