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First CRISPR clinical trial gets green light from US panel

The technique's first test in people could begin as early as the end of the year.


Human T cells (blue) will soon be modified using the CRISPR technique in a clinical trial to attack cancer cells (pink)

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Chinese scientists to pioneer first human CRISPR trial

Gene-editing technique to treat lung cancer is due to be tested in people in August.


Genes in immune cells will be edited in an effort to turbocharge their attack on tumours

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