Medical research

Using base editing to treat sickle cell disease in mice

A team of researchers from the Broad Institute, Harvard University and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has used a base editing technique in a novel way to treat sickle cell disease (SCD) in mice. In their paper published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A better treatment for sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease is the most prevalent inherited blood disorder in the world, affecting 70,000 to 100,000 Americans. However, it is considered an orphan disease, meaning it impacts less than 200,000 people nationally, ...

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