CRISPR Delivery in the Ear

Antonio Regalado, MIT Technology Review, 22 September 2017, https://www.technologyreview.com/s/608899/the-easiest-place-to-use-crispr-might-be-in-your-ear/

One of the major challenges with CRISPR based medical therapies is delivering the necessary components.  One group at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary are working on delivering the CRISPR/Cas machinery into mice ears to cure a genetic defect that results in gradual hearing loss.  In the best cases the mice retained significant hearing at two months of age.

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