CRISPR Eliminates HIV in Live Animals

Here is a fascinating application of the powerful (and relatively simple) CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology.

“New data released from a research team led by investigators at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) and the University of Pittsburgh shows that HIV DNA can be excised from the genomes of living animals to eliminate further infection.”

Elimination of HIV ‘on-the-fly’ in live animals. That’s simply stunning …

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