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Successful genetic engineering in opossums

Recently, scientists at RIKEN’s Centre for Life Systems Dynamics Research successfully created the first genetically engineered opossums. Genetically engineered animals, […]

A Spotlight On: Gene Therapy – Carolyn Chapman

Carolyn Riley Chapman is a Bioethicist and Faculty Affiliate with the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Grossman School of […]

WHO lays out a framework to regulate human genome editing

A committee established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently published guidelines for the appropriate application of human genome […]

Twin studies have disentangled the common genes in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and migraine

A recent study of monozygotic twins revealed certain genes and pathways that overlap between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and migraine, […]

CRISPR injected into the blood treats genetic disease

For the first time, researchers have injected CRISPR into the blood of people with a genetic disease and shown that […]

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 […]