Scientists Find a Way to Edit DNA to Cure Genetic Disorders

Scientists Find a Way to Edit DNA to Cure Genetic Disorders

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Gen Technik 14

Originally published on Medical Daily. An innovative gene-manipulation technique known as CRISPR-Cas9 has shown further promise as a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), all while avoiding potential ethical dilemmas. A series of three animal studies was published in the journal Science on Thursday, demonstrating the effectiveness of CRISPR-Cas9 in selectively editing the defective gene responsible…

Photo: Gernot Krautberger

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