Revolutionary New Technique Takes First Steps to Curing Genetic Diseases


A revolutionary new gene-editing technique has allowed a team of researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to stop the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in young mice.

It’s early days yet, but the powerful tool known as CRISPR-cas9 may one day allow for the correction and cure of currently untreatable genetic disorders within humans.

Gene-editing technique successfully stops progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy – Press release

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