CRISPR-Cas9 Corrects Mutations in Muscular Dystrophy Patients' Cells

News   Jan 31, 2018 | Original Story by Ruairi J Mackenzie, Science Writer for Technology Networks

 
CRISPR-Cas9 Corrects Mutations in Muscular Dystrophy Patients' Cells

Members of the research team are pictured alongside a DMD patient and their family. Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center

Ruairi MacKenzie

Science Writer

 
 
 

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