Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Gene Editing—A Revolution From Stem to Stern

The Lancet  Dec 15, 2015  Rebecca Cooney, Editor Gene editing has swiftly become one of the most promising—and controversial—breakthroughs in genetic engineering. With the entrance of CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats), a technique using  the Cas9 enzyme to cut strands of the genome at precisely targeted locations to insert, replace, or remove DNA, […]

Stem Cell Therapy Research Yields HUGE Results In Multiple Sclerosis Nov 5, 2015 Overview: A new stem cell treatment has sent most of the MS patients who tried it into remission, halting the progression of the disease even several years afterwards. In a recent clinical study at the COloroda Blood Cancer Institute 24 patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) underwent a three month […]