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"CRISPR kits" sold by a biohacker

11 December 2017

Former NASA employee, Josiah Zayner, "has become the biohacker on everyone's lips" after experimenting on himself. Following the transplantation of faecal...

United States: an accelerated process to market gene and cell therapies

06 December 2017

Last week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the implementation of an accelerated review process for gene therapies and regenerative medical...

Administering CRISPR via nanoparticles, an approach that has proved its worth

29 November 2017

To correct cholesterol levels and treat liver diseases, American scientists have combined nanotechnologies and the genome editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9[1]. They...

Genome editing: the first patient is treated in California

28 November 2017

In California, the first patient has been treated by editing his own gene in order to correct a gene permanently in his liver cells.   Brian Madeux...


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