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Virus-derived CRISPR systems may be added to the gene-editing toolbox

The CRISPR-Cas9 system revolutionised genome editing approaches. Recent work on the CRISPR gene editing technology won the 2020 Nobel Prize […]

CRISPR technology alters immune cells to fight cancer

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, have combined the use of CRISPR gene therapy with engineered immune cells […]

CRISPR-Cas9 screening reveals new therapeutic target for aggressive breast cancer 

Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have uncovered a new potential therapeutic target for triple-negative breast cancer […]

Large-scale CRISPR screens show RASA2 ablation boosts the efficacy of T cell therapies

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer In a new study published in Nature, researchers used CRISPR screens to identify the […]

Rapid genetic screening in neurological disorders using CRISPR

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A recent article, published in Nature Neuroscience, aimed to understand the emerging roles of […]

New molecular device ‘Retro-Cascorder’ uses CRISPR to track and record gene expression over time

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer In a recent paper published in Nature, researchers developed a molecular device called “Retro-Cascorder”, […]

CRISPR screen unveils the stickiness of T cells

A new study has pinpointed a previously unknown molecular inhibitor of T cell adhesion. The study, published in Science Signalling, […]

Mutations causing infertility in Tonne-Kalscheuer syndrome identified with CRISPR

A new study has used CRISPR gene editing to identify mutations causing infertility in Tonne-Kalscheuer syndrome, a rare developmental disorder. […]

CRISPR-TB offers a new, rapid way to diagnose tuberculosis

A new study provides an ultra-sensitive detection of tuberculosis in blood using CRISPR. Published in The Lancet Microbe, the optimised […]

Genome-wide CRISPR and tumour suppressor genes could open new pathways for discovering anticancer drugs

Researchers at the University of Texas have performed genome-wide CRISPR screens to uncover vulnerabilities critical for discovering anticancer drugs. The […]