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The slow climb from innovation to cure—treating anaemia with gene editing

02:40 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | Medical Xpress

The ability to precisely edit DNA via CRISPR technology has emerged as the one of the most powerful advances in biology. A new paper showing repair of a genetic mutation in human blood cells represents an important step towards treating the common, debilitating and expensive-to-treat blood disease known as sickle cell anaemia.

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