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Doctors use CRISPR gene editing inside a person’s body for first time

Doctors use CRISPR gene editing inside a person's body for first time

Scientists say they have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time, a new frontier for efforts to operate on DNA, the chemical code of life, to treat diseases. A patient recently had it done at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health & Science …

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CRISPR Creates Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

News Picture: CRISPR Gene Editing Creates

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In a first, scientists have used gene-editing technology to create “designer” immune system cells that can fight tumors and survive for months in cancer patients’ bodies. It’s a proof of principle, the researchers say — and an early step …

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