13:36 , Sep 14, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: August 2017

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: August 2017 Select top therapeutic targets and biomarkers covered by BioCentury or added to the BCIQ database during August 2017. Therapeutic targets are defined as any protein, gene or other molecule...
18:32 , Aug 9, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Drug platforms

TECHNOLOGY: Gene therapy CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing could be used to correct disease-causing mutations in human embryos. Human embryos were created by combining healthy donor oocytes from 12 women and sperm from a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy...
23:24 , Aug 3, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

The other side of the Rubicon

In the end, it might be the efficacy that guides the ethics. By showing that editing of human embryos using CRISPR can be performed efficiently and without leading to the much-feared slew of off-target cuts,...
17:19 , Aug 2, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Preclinical News

U.S. researchers buck embryo editing guidelines

In direct contravention of the position against germline gene editing taken by NIH, a team led by scientists from Oregon Health & Science University published a study in Nature on Wednesday detailing CRISPR-Cas9-mediated gene correction...