The powerful gene-editing technique is moving out of the lab and into the clinic. Trials will use CRISPR to try to treat a variety of diseases, ranging from cancer and blindness to blood disorders.
The city sends disease detectives to Williamsburg to trace the contacts of 285 people who’ve come down with measles since October.
In an email Friday to all personnel, NIH Director Francis Collins said he is “deeply troubled” that a Georgetown University graduate student was interrupted during a presentation that was part of an application for a postdoctoral fellowship and escorted from campus.
The agency is under mounting pressure to vet foreign researchers before giving them access to facilities or research money.
Family that developed OxyContin argues that Massachusetts lawsuit relies on falsehoods and seeks dismissal of case.