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Prime editing successfully corrects sickle cell mutation

Researchers have used prime editing to correct the mutation that causes sickle cell disease in patient-derived stem cells. The study, […]

Patient Perspectives: Dominique Goodson – Sickle Cell Warrior and President of the SCDForum

Dominique Goodson is a sickle cell warrior, advocate and president of the online platform, SCDForum. After being diagnosed with sickle […]

Base editor treats sickle cell disease in mice

A team led by researchers at the Broad Institute and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has now demonstrated that a […]

Gene therapy in sickle cell disease patients

A team at Boston Children’s Hospital have reported on the success of their virus gene therapy in six sickle cell […]

Genetic modifiers impact long-term survival in sickle cell anaemia

A study published in Clinical and Translational Medicine, has assessed whole-exome sequencing data from sickle cell anaemia patients to identify […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 26th April

It’s that time of the week again – check out the latest stories from the genomics world and beyond in […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 12th April

It’s been an exciting week in the genomics world, and we’ve summarised the recent news so you can see it […]

The State Of: Newborn Sequencing

Newborn sequencing has been a hot topic in the news in recent years. From Guinness World Records to large-scale screening […]

Diversity in Genomics: Assessing the Mosaic of Human Life

Despite our DNA only differing at around 0.1% of base pairs, human life is complex, unique and varied. Although this […]

Back to Basics – Base & Prime Editing

In our most recent Back to Basics feature, we took a look at CRISPR, the gene editing technique that took […]