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Rett In The News

February 11, 2020
Gene or genome editing describes a process by which targeted and deliberate changes to the DNA sequence are made. Recent advances in programmable nucleases, including the CRISPR-Cas9 system, mean that manipulating DNA has never been easier, which could fundamentally alter the way we treat and ...
February 4, 2020
Making changes to the molecular messengers that create proteins might offer flexible therapies for cancer, pain or high cholesterol, in addition to genetic disorders.
January 3, 2020
GEN invites its readers to gaze into the crystal ball that is the January 2020 issue.
October 21, 2019
Austrian pediatrician Andreas Rett first recognized the syndrome that would later bear his name in the mid-1960s. The first description in English, published in 1983, detailed a “progressive syndrome of autism” and other traits in 35 girls.
MIT Technology Review
October 21, 2019
Researchers have developed “prime editing,” a true search-and-replace function for DNA.