The ability to precisely edit DNA via CRISPR technology has emerged as the one of the most powerful advances in biology. A new paper showing repair of a genetic mutation in human blood cells represents an important step towards treating the common, debilitating and expensive-to-treat blood disease known as sickle cell anaemia. Gene therapy has ...
The slow climb from innovation to cure: treating anaemia with gene editing
By Merlin Crossley
20 Oct 2016