18:45 , Jun 29, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

CRISPR to the point

As improvements to CRISPR-based gene editing continue apace, a Harvard University leader in the space has produced an updated version of a technology he described only a year ago for accurately generating point mutations without...
07:00 , May 5, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

Cutting-edge advances

Lauren Martz, Senior Writer  CRISPR is widely billed as a revolutionary technology for its ability to edit genes, but the tool is actually much better at simply disrupting rather than correcting mutant genes. Two studies...
07:00 , Mar 31, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Emerging Company Profile

Going in alone

Karen Tkach, Staff Writer  Etagen Pharma , Cambridge, Mass.  Etagen Pharma has developed a single-component gene editing system that capitalizes on the cell's error-free repair machinery, and uses no foreign proteins. That means it can...