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First Human Test of Gene-editing CRISPR Proposed

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A federal safety board next week will consider the first human use of the gene-editing technology CRISPR, according to the National Institutes of Health.

The proposed treatment is an immune therapy in which a patient’s own blood cells will be removed and genetically altered using the technology, a type of molecular scissors able to precisely cut DNA.

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