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Gene Editing Quality Control – From Humanised Mice to Engineered Human Cells

The ease of new gene editing technologies has opened opportunities to explore in more detail the genetic underpinnings of disease, […]

Experts say gene editing is too risky

An international commission has stated that we need more research before gene editing can be used in babies and for […]

Gene editing approach eliminates herpes simplex virus in vivo

A recent article, published in Nature Communications, has revealed a gene editing approach that can eliminate levels of latent herpes […]

Sequential gene-editing tool

Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago have discovered a new gene-editing technique that allows for the programming of sequential […]

Studies find CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos give rise to unwanted results.

CRISPR gene-editing is a technique that allows the genomes of living organisms to be modified. Naturally, this has been looked […]

Chicken and pigs integrated with gene scissors

Researchers have generated farm animals with integrated gene scissors, which can be used for genome editing in biomedical and agricultural […]

Super-enhancers switch on breast cancer genes

Researchers have identified and characterised a set of specific super-enhancers that stimulate the activity of critical breast cancer genes. Breast […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Making better medicines – unlocking the promise of genomics for drug discovery

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Kat Arney finds out how researchers are unlocking the information hidden within […]

The NIH Somatic Cell Genome Editing program

In a recent paper published in Nature, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) discusses the Somatic Cell Genome Editing Consortium […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of CRISPR – how we learned to edit the genome

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Kat Arney takes a look at the history of gene editing, from […]