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  • New CRISPR base-editing technology slows ALS progression in mice

    Illinois researchers demonstrated a CRISPR gene-editing technique that slowed the progression of ALS in mice. Pictured, from left: graduate student Colin Lim, professor Thomas Gaj, graduate student Michael Gapinske, professor Pablo Perez-Pinera.

    Illinois researchers demonstrated a CRISPR gene-editing technique that slowed the progression of ALS in mice. Pictured, from left: graduate student Colin Lim, professor Thomas Gaj, graduate student Michael Gapinske, professor Pablo Perez-Pinera.

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Thomas Gaj, call 217-300-7334; email gaj@illinois.edu.  To contact Pablo Perez-Pinera, email: pablo@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Treatment of a mouse model of ALS by in vivo base editing” is available online. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2020.01.005