CRISPR-Cas9, the gene editing tool, might cause cancer. Why does Crispr present difficulties in humans?

Editing cells’ genomes with CRISPR-Cas9  might increase the risk that [...]

Duchenne muscular dystrophy could be treated with genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 technique

Genome editing using  CRISPR/Cas9 is a promising possibility for correcting diseases [...]

The slow advance of gene therapy now faces a more promising chapter

Gene therapies are surely the most complex drugs in history. [...]

Therapeutic potential of Cas9-based epigenetic gene activation is proved in mice. VIDEO

 The Belmonte lab's advanced in vivo Cas9-based epigenetic gene [...]

Mitochondrial transfer clinic opens its doors when several safety issues remain unclear

This tecnique include, in all its applications, generating of new [...]

The embryo germline modification is an unsafe procedure

A group of clinical researchers has proposed modifying embryos using [...]

Ethical questions about mitochondrial replacement in humans. Three-parent baby technique

We thus consider it necessary to establish a moratorium on [...]