A Young Mississippi Woman’s Journey Through A Pioneering Gene-Editing Experiment

February 05, 2020

Doctors removed bone marrow cells from Gray's body, edited a gene inside them with CRISPR and infused the modified cells back into her system this summer. And it appears the cells are doing what scientists hoped — producing a protein that could alleviate the worst complications of sickle cell

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FDA Approves Novel Treatment to Target Abnormality in Sickle Cell Disease

February 05, 2020

With Oxbryta, sickle cells are less likely to bind together and form the sickle shape, which can cause low hemoglobin levels due to red blood cell destruction. This therapy provides a new treatment option for patients with this serious and life-threatening condition.

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Gene-Edited ‘Supercells’ Make Progress In Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease

February 05, 2020

Doctors are reporting the first evidence that genetically edited cells could offer a safe way to treat sickle cell disease, a devastating, incurable disorder that afflicts millions of people around the world.

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A Young Mississippi Woman’s Journey Through A Pioneering Gene-Editing Experiment 2

February 05, 2020

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