University of Minnesota Research Was Pivotal in Landmark Gene Editing Trial

U of M scientists played a crucial role in helping a first-of-its-kind treatment for several rare genetic diseases reach clinical trials.

A bold attempt this month to cure a lethal genetic disease by editing DNA inside a patient was carried out in San Francisco and made headlines around the country — but it was based largely on mouse research at the University of Minnesota Medical Center.

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