Watching gene-editing at work to develop precision therapies

04:44 EST 1 Dec 2016 | Physorg.COM

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have developed methods to observe genome editing in action—and they're putting those capabilities to work to improve genetic engineering techniques. With support from a five-year, $1.8 million award from the National Institutes of Health, the new project could pave the way toward personalized treatment for genetic diseases.

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