US Patent No. 9,267,123

Methods and compositions for gene correction
Feb 26, 2016

Sangamo BioSciences and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research have been awarded US Patent No. 9,267,123, "Methods and compositions for gene correction."

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The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

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