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Researchers treated a fetus with a severe genetic disorder while still in the womb, according to the New York Times.

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Using base editing, a Chinese research team has repaired a β-thalassemia-causing mutation in cloned embryos, Nature News reports.

VISION aims to provide validated regulatory modules, quantitative models for gene regulation, and guides for translating research from mouse models to human.

A modified version of a commercially available magnetic bead cell sorting instrument from Miltenyi Biotec could be deployed to areas without cGMP facilities.

The team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center was able to override errors in the FA DNA repair pathway, allowing the cells to grow normally.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: decreased DOCK4 expression in myelodysplastic syndromes plus anemia, hepatitis A evolution, and more.

Researchers sequenced samples from hundreds of individuals with aplastic anemia to narrow in on somatic mutation and clonal evolution patterns in the disease.

The Global Globin 2020 Challenge will promote the collection and sharing of genomic data, especially in low- and middle-income countries most affected by hemolytic anemias.

This article has been updated to correct the name of Intrinsic's CEO.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals this week provided an update to its research and development activities, adding a new preclinical program to its pipeline with ALN-AS1 for acute intermittent porphyria while dropping its refractory anemia drug ALN-HPN in order to focus on “higher priority”

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.