Sickle Cell Disease Association of Tarrant County

An international research team led by scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital says it has found a way to use CRISPR gene editing to help fix sickle cell disease and β-thalassemia in blood cells isolated from patients. The study (“A Genome-Editing Strategy to Treat β-Hemoglobinopathies That Recapitulates a Mutation Associated with a Benign Genetic…