Here's How Scientists Are Using CRISPR Gene Editing to Fix a Blindness-Causing Defect
3. 14. 16 by Jolene Creighton
Scientists have used a new gene-editing technology called CRISPR, to repair a genetic mutation responsible for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), an inherited condition that causes the retina to degrade and leads to blindness in at least 1.5 million cases worldwide.