CRISPR

COMMENTARY: ‘CRISPR babies’: What does this mean for science and Canada?

Published: 28Jan2019

In the wake of the announcement in China last November of the first ‘CRISPR babies’, Prof. Bartha Knoppers and researcher Erika Kleiderman from McGill’s Centre of Genomics and Policy (CGP) have...

BLOOMBERG | Scientists Don't Fear a New Crispr Snag

Published: 23Jan2018

I talked this over with McGill University medical ethicist Jonathan Kimmelman, who specializes in the risks of medical experiments and has written a book about them centered on the Jesse Gelsinger...

HIV target shows surprising resistance

Published: 8Apr2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute  Research reveals that even a tiny mutation can allow the HIV virus to become resistant to therapies using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform

Guidelines for human genome editing

Published: 21Jan2016

By Vincent C. AllaireNewsroom Human genome editing for both research and therapy is progressing, raising ethical questions among scientists around the world.