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Therapeutic Progress Using CRISPR-Cas9 Harbors Newfound Hope

Therapeutic Progress Using CRISPR-Cas9 Harbors Newfound Hope

Sickle cell anemia is the most widespread genetic disease in the world, and very prevalent in France where it affects one child for every 1900 births. The name of this disease is derived from the “sickle” shaped appearance of the red blood cells caused by a defect in...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for CRISPR-Cas9

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for CRISPR-Cas9

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for the extraordinary discovery of CRISPR/Cas9 for genetic engineering. Two brilliant scientists, Emmanuelle Charpentier, a Frenchwoman and Jennifer Doudna, an American have been named to share the credit for...

CRISPR: Clinical Trial on a Blind Patient

CRISPR: Clinical Trial on a Blind Patient

The CRISPR-Cas9 genetic engineering technique is currently being tested on an adult patient with a rare form of blindness. The patient has a rare hereditary eye disease known as Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA) which progressively leads to blindness, due to a gene...