We recently shared an article about a new technique to better treat infections and reduce the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but as these superbugs become more common, we will need a multi-pronged public health response to the crisis. Another potential solution for … [Read more...] about Could this be the solution to antibiotic-resistant bacteria?
Back in June, we shared the success story of Victoria Gray, the first person in the US with a genetic disorder to get treated with the revolutionary gene-editing technique called CRISPR. Now, a year and a half since her groundbreaking treatment, Gray continues to thrive and even … [Read more...] about First CRISPR gene editing patients continue to show positive progress
We’ve shared stories about how CRISPR is revolutionizing treatment for diseases like sickle cell and other genetic diseases. The gene-editing technology has the potential to change the course of modern medicine and this week, its inventors were recognized with the 2020 Nobel … [Read more...] about For the first time, two women jointly win Nobel Prize for chemistry
The most advanced drugs for HIV available today stop the virus from replicating, which prevents patients from developing AIDS. With that said, there is no actual cure for HIV. Now, a team of scientists has managed to clear HIV from infected mice using the CRISPR gene-editing … [Read more...] about Researchers just managed to remove HIV from a living animal for the first time