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British baby given genetically-edited immune cells to beat cancer in world first

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British baby given genetically-edited immune cells to beat cancer in world first

Published on 6th Nov 2015

Published on 6th November 2015

In a world first, scientists in London have successfully applied a gene editing technique called TALEN to treat leukaemia in a young patient. Doctors will continue to monitor her closely, but believe that she has been cured of the cancer.

Read more @ The Telegraph