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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.

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

http://www.nature.com/news/first-crispr-clinical-trial-gets-green-light-from-us-panel-1.20137

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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.

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

http://www.nature.com/news/chinese-scientists-to-pioneer-first-human-crispr-trial-1.20302?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews

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