Could The First CRISPR Clinical Trial Could Begin in 2018?

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This week saw a major development for the field of gene-editing with a European pharmaceutical company applying to run the first CRISPR clinical trial. CRISPR Therapeutics has applied to the European regulatory authorities to begin an industry-sponsored clinical human trial with a CRISPR therapy in 2018. The CRISPR...

CRISPR technology used to develop Tuberculosis-resistant cows

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In a world first a team of Chinese Enginers have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique to produce live cows with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis successfully. The team of engineers - from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Northwest A&F University in Shaanxi, China - used a modified version...

2016 Top Engineering Story: CRISPR

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In the lead up to 2017 we are looking back at the last year. Taking some time to look at our most popular topics and to look at what stories have had the largest impact on Engineering The Born to Engineers Top Engineering Breakthrough 2016 What do we...