MAIL ONLINE: Controversial study that claimed Crispr gene editing is dangerous is retracted after scientists admit they CAN'T replicate their results

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Release date: 2/4/2018

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Dr Antony Adamson from the University of Manchester told MailOnline: 'In the short term CRISPR has already revolutionised life science research. 

'We are now able to generate more accurate and representative models of human disease, and any data we glean from these is of course more useful. 

'In the long term we will see Crispr being used in the clinic, most likely for severe genetic diseases and life threatening illnesses.'

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TitleControversial study that claimed Crispr gene editing is dangerous is retracted after scientists admit they CAN'T replicate their results
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date2/04/18
DescriptionDr Antony Adamson from the University of Manchester told MailOnline: 'In the short term CRISPR has already revolutionised life science research.

'We are now able to generate more accurate and representative models of human disease, and any data we glean from these is of course more useful.

'In the long term we will see Crispr being used in the clinic, most likely for severe genetic diseases and life threatening illnesses.'
URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5553927/Scientists-claimed-Crispr-caused-mutations-admit-replicate-results.html#ixzz5BY5LKoXa
PersonsAntony Adamson