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What Questions Would You Ask About Gene Editing?

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on December 2, 2019

Do you have questions about gene editing and how it may advance the treatment of people with rare diseases? Much has been written lately about the promise of CRISPR and other gene-editing tools as future treatments for many rare diseases. 

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A CRISPR Approach to Genome Editing

Written by Marsha Lanes on December 4, 2013

Genome editing is a process that involves cutting out mutations in DNA and replacing them with new genetic material.  This is an exciting idea because if it can be refined to a level that is safe and effective, the prospect of eradicating genetic diseases is no longer science fiction.  Read More