How fast can CRISPR be used to cure muscular dystrophy?

Antonio Regalado, 17 October 2016, MIT Technology Review,

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is the result of defects in the dystrophin gene and results in the loss of muscle strength and mass.  CRISPR has been proposed as a possible way to cure individuals suffering from MD. However, progressing from basic research to treatment can take years.  This leaves many like Benjamin Dupree in the position of waiting for a potential cure.  This article examines how the hope for a cure impacts MD individuals and just how fast one may be available.

Author: Advanced Analytical

Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. (AATI) simplifies complex genomics workflows to accelerate research and discovery in pharmaceuticals, life science, biofuels, biotechnology and healthcare.

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