Skip to Main Content

The short history of CRISPR gene editing in humans has, with rare exception, been a history of triumphant progress: A patient apparently cured of sickle cell in 2019, six patients with toxic DNA knocked out of their livers last year, another six patients with a different strand of toxic liver DNA knocked out last week. 

The next era of CRISPR may not be so smooth. 

Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free!

GET STARTED

Create a display name to comment

This name will appear with your comment