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$3 million per person price tag set on first gene therapy for hemophilia expected ready this fall

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"It's been absolutely brilliant and life-changing for me," says [Jack] Grehan, 26, of Billinge in North West England. He received ...

1 year later, first gene edited sickle cell patient is functionally cured

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She's the first person with a genetic disorder to get treated in the United States with the revolutionary gene-editing technique ...
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Targeting blindness with CRISPR: Doctors attempt first editing of genes inside a human body

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For the first time, scientists have used the gene-editing technique CRISPR to try to edit a gene while the DNA ...
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‘Simpler, cheaper’ alternative to IVF promised by controversial embryo research

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Researchers have conducted a controversial study that involved paying dozens of young women at a hospital near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, ...
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Podcast: A closer look at the CRISPR experiment that could cure sickle cell disease

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Victoria Gray, 34, of Forest, Miss., volunteered for one of the most anticipated medical experiments in decades: the first attempt ...
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CRISPR-based cancer therapy passes first test with ‘encouraging’ results

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The powerful gene-editing technique known as CRISPR has raised a lot of hope in recent years for its potential to offer new ...
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New device mass-produces ‘primitive’ human embryos for research

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Scientists have invented a device that can quickly produce large numbers of living entities that resemble very primitive human embryos ...
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Controversial CRISPR-edited sperm experiment seeks to reduce risk for breast, ovarian, prostate cancers

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Reproductive biologists at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City are attempting to use the powerful gene-editing technique called CRISPR ...
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Sickle cell patient first to receive experimental CRISPR treatment in the US for a genetic disorder

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For the first time, doctors in the U.S. have used the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR to try to treat a ...
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Artificial embryos made from stem cells could shed light on infertility, miscarriages and birth defects

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Scientists have created living entities that resemble very primitive human embryos, the most advanced example of these structures yet created ...
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Fighting mosquitoes with gene editing, fungus and a spider gene

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In the hope of finding a new way to fight malaria, scientists have used a spider gene to genetically engineer ...
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$2.1 million gene therapy is most expensive drug in history

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The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved a gene therapy for a rare childhood disorder that is now the ...
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Video: Weaponizing CRISPR against superbugs

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Bladder infections, like many others, are increasingly becoming resistant to antibiotics. "We are getting to the point where there are ...
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CRISPR ‘moving out of the lab’ in first US cancer trial

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We've finally reached the moment when CRISPR is moving out of the lab and into the clinic around the world ...

Science summit calls gene-edited babies ‘deeply disturbing’ but rejects moratorium on similar research

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A Chinese scientist's claims that he created the world's first gene-edited babies is a "deeply disturbing" and "irresponsible" violation of ...
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Delayed onset: Damage from Zika can appear up to a year after birth

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Since Zika emerged as a threat to babies, it has been a mystery exactly how much of a danger the ...
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Inside the Ukrainian clinic creating controversial ‘3 parent’ babies

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In a clinic on a side street in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, doctors are doing something that, as far ...

China pushes ahead in race to treat cancer with CRISPR gene editing

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Shaorong Deng is sitting up in bed at the Hangzhou Cancer Hospital waiting for his doctor. Thin and frail, the ...
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Low-fat CRISPR gene-edited pigs could reduce animal suffering and costs

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Here's something that may sound like a contradiction in terms: low-fat pigs. But that's exactly what Chinese scientists have created ...
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First gene therapy for inherited disease–combating blindness–approved by FDA panel

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Gene therapy, which has had a roller-coaster history of high hopes and devastating disappointments, took an important step forward Thursday ...
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Inside a gene editing lab: Editing life’s mutations and pondering the ethical consequences

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Human eggs are the key starting point for the groundbreaking experiments underway in this lab. It's run by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, a ...

Reproductive ‘wake-up call’? Mystery decline in sperm count of men in industrialized countries

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An international team of scientists analyzed data from nearly 43,000 men in dozens of industrialized countries and found that sperm ...
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Sequencing your genome may become a routine part of family checkup

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Advances in technology have made it much easier, faster and less expensive to do whole genome sequencing...Falling costs have given ...
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Mimicking menstruation: Device built from living tissue replicates female reproductive cycle

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Scientists say they've made a device in the lab that can mimic the human female reproductive cycle. The researchers hope ...
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Scientists don’t need permission to use your blood, DNA in research

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[Before President Trump took office], the Obama administration dropped a controversial proposal that would have required all federally funded scientists ...
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Gene drive could extinguish diseases like malaria by wiping out mosquitoes

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The lab is buzzing with hundreds of mosquitoes. "Everything in this cubicle is genetically modified," [says Andrew Hammond, a genetic ...
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Swedish scientist first to attempt gene editing on healthy human embryos

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A scientist in Sweden has started trying to edit the DNA in healthy human embryos...The step by the developmental biologist ...
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Should we restrict untested stem cell treatments?

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Hundreds of clinics around the country are offering to treat a long list of health problems with stem cells...But leading ...
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