Items Tagged ‘gene editing’

August 9th, 2016

Paper Published in Science Explores How a Genetic Mutation Causes Tumor Growth

By Sharon Rosen shr02

Article by Colette Rector, Public Affairs New research is shedding light on how a rare bone tumor develops. Zhiguo Zhang, Ph.D., a researcher at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, studied how a mutation contributes to bone tumor growth by impacting the epigenome — a series of chemical modifications that change how genes are […]

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Tags: #bone tumor, #CIMCon16, #Dr. Jennifer Westendorf, #Dr. Zhiguo Zhang, #Science Magazine, center for individualized medicine, Epigenomics, gene editing, mayo clinic


Is Gene Editing in Our Future?

May 6th, 2016

Is Gene Editing in Our Future?

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

  Much has been made about the promise and perils of gene editing and CRISPR Cas9 technology.  The Center for Individualized Medicine’s Kristin Clift offers an introduction to this powerful gene editing tool that holds the potential of allowing scientists to modify DNA with extreme precision. By Kristin Clift Imagine you’re a patient and your […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, CRISPR, CRISPR/Cas9, Dr. Paldeep Atwal, gene editing, Kristin Clift


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