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Stanford moves toward human trials in using CRISPR to repair sickle cells

November 9, 2016

Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine were successful in using the CRISPR gene editing tool to repair the gene that causes sickle cell disease, paving the way for a potential cure for the disease, as they look forward to conducting human trials in 2018. With its gene-editing capabilities, CRISPR’s core tech centers on a […]

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