Three people with inherited diseases successfully treated with CRISPR – Two people with beta thalassaemia and one with sickle cell disease no longer require blood transfusions

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CRISPR will change humanity. Now let’s find out if it will be for the good or for the bad.

ShmefesPan

Osteogenesis Imperfecta here….is it my turn yet? lol

PSFREAK33

Oh sheesh, they didn’t go in to edit the faulty gene out. They REACTIVATED the blood’s ability to produce fetal haemoglobin instead, which does not suffer from the effects of thalassaemia and sickle cell.

kittymaverick

I don’t know why CRISPR isn’t constantly blowing everyone’s nips off; it’s the most future shit we’ve ever done.

throw_every_away

Please smart people cure my shitty APOE e4/e4 alzheimer’s genes before I hit 60

_-Thoth-_