NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Scientists from Columbia University and the University of Iowa have fixed a genetic defect causing the eye disease retinitis pigmentosa (RP) using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in induced pluripotent stem cells derived from a patient with the disease.

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