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Chinese scientists lead CRISPR-gene editing in humans for the first time ever
 

Chinese scientists lead CRISPR-gene editing in humans for the first time ever

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A team of researchers has delivered CRISPR-modified cells into a patient with aggressive lung cancer, as part of a clinical trial for the first time in the world. Will it be successful?
 
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18 Nov 2016 - General
 
Similar news was shared here two days ago. In a ground-breaking achievement, a Chinese team switched off a single gene as a possible lung cancer treatment. The researchers are primarily testing their technique's safety. The patient who received the injection Tuesday is one of 10 enrolled in the trial. Each patient has been diagnosed with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, meaning the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. According to the clinical trial details, all 10 candidates ...
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