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In U.S. First, Scientists Safely Edit Cancer Patients’ Cells With CRISPR

The pioneering study is backed by tech billionaire Sean Parker

OnOn Wednesday, U.S. scientists announced that they used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to modify the cells of cancer patients — a first in the United States — and that so far, the technique appears to be safe. It’s too early to tell whether…

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Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.