CRISPR gene editing will transform cancer treatment
Gene-editing technique CRISPR-cas works like a pair of scissors to cut DNA, inserting or reordering bits of genetic code with remarkable, science-fiction-like results. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/G5RXGs
In humans, the technology is being tested to battle cancer — by removing patients’ immune cells, editing them, and reinserting the weaponized cells into the body to hunt cancer.
One of the leading scientists who developed the technique is Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley.
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