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Blood Diseases Could Show Crispr’s Potential as Therapy

November 29, 2016

(Wired) – But the jury’s still out on whether Crispr will be as transformative as a medical therapy as it has been as lab tool. Plenty of gene-editing techniques have been attempted as therapies, but few have made significant impacts—especially when it comes to diseases as complex as cancer. A better place to start testing gene therapies is with inherited blood disorders, like sickle cell anemia and beta thalassemia.

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