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telomere

Why having a risky genetic mutation isn’t necessarily doom and gloom

Bloomberg | 
Most people think carrying a gene variant associated with a disease means automatically getting that disease, according to Sekar Kathiresan, ...
sickle cell

Gene therapy, CRISPR could provide treatments for sickle-cell, but cures far off

Bloomberg | 
More than 50 years after the cause of sickle-cell disease was discovered, a dozen treatments for the painful and life-shortening inherited ...
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