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News Release
Scientists are using an exciting gene editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9 to protect plants from harmful DNA viruses, strengthening the plant's protections.
… julie coursen … scientists are using an exciting gene editing tool called crispr/cas9 to protect plants from …
Policy Issues
Scientific institutions are developing recommendations to support the responsible use of human gene-editing research.
… decision-making for the responsible use of human genome-editing research. … in light of recent advances in gene-editing research and technologies, the national …
Policy Issues
Genome editing is currently being applied to research on cancer, mental health, rare diseases, and many other disease areas.
… genome editing is currently being applied to research on cancer, … targets. although excitement about the potential for gene therapy has grown tremendously since the discovery of …
Staff
Lisa Garrett is a staff scientist and director of the NHGRI Transgenic Mouse Core.
… projects. to this end, she has concentrated on developing gene-editing protocols that will provide more efficient means to … an updated guide for protocols using crispr/cas9 and other gene-editing tools. this guide is provided on the in-house …
For Patients and Families
A list of genetic, orphan and rare diseases under investigation by researchers at or associated with the National Human Genome Research Institute.
… genetic disorders can be caused by a mutation in one gene (monogenic disorder), by mutations in multiple genes … institute.​​ ​ … genetic disorder, genetic disease, gene editing , genetic testing, chromosomes … a list of genetic, …
Policy Issues
Synthetic biology is a field of science that involves redesigning organisms for useful purposes by engineering them to have new abilities.
… biology is similar to another approach called " genome editing " because both involve changing an organism's genetic … ​ … synthetic biology, synthetic dna, genetic engineering, gene editing , genome editing … synthetic biology is a field …
Policy Issues
Most ethical discussions about genome editing center on human germline editing because changes are passed down to future generations.
… most of the ethical discussions related to genome editing center around human germline because editing changes made in the germline would be passed down to … attempted at this time, but that studies that would make  gene therapy  safe and effective should continue. 1 , 2  most …
News Releases
Researchers explored patients', parents' and physicians' perspectives on the use of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing to reverse sickle cell disease.
… and physicians' perspectives on the use of crispr-cas9 gene-editing  to reverse sickle cell disease (scd).  … crispr-cas9 …
Policy Issues
Patients with genetic disorders and members of the public have diverse about germline genome editing.
… world, have diverse views about whether germline genome editing should be used to prevent or treat genetic disorders. … a  survey  to understand the public's feelings about gene editing for newborns that would give them a reduced risk …
Policy Issues
Genome editing is a method that lets scientists change the DNA of many organisms, including plants, bacteria, and animals.
… genome editing is a method that lets scientists change the dna of … about 85 percent of their genes! by changing a single gene or multiple genes in a mouse, scientists can observe how …