• Dyani Sabin

  • CRISPR Beta-Thalassemia Treatment Approved for Clinical Trial in Europe

    May 15, 2018

    Last month, a CRISPR Therapeutics clinical trial for beta-thalassemia was approved to start treating patients in Europe. The clinical trial is one of over a… Continue Reading »

  • The First Direct-To-Consumer BRCA Cancer Gene Test Comes With Caveats

    March 15, 2018

    On Tuesday March 6, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first direct-to-consumer test that reports on BRCA1- and BRCA 2-related genetic risk for breast,… Continue Reading »

  • Personalized Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice

    February 21, 2018

    A team of researchers has developed a vaccine in mice that they believe can be used to inoculate a person against cancer, even before tumors… Continue Reading »

  • BRCA Breast Cancer Patients Finally Have a Non-Chemotherapy Treatment Option

    February 1, 2018

    On January 12, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment for breast cancer patients who have inherited mutations in their BRCA genes. By… Continue Reading »

  • A Head Start on Predicting Concussion Symptoms in Kids

    December 14, 2017

    Most of the time, a concussion comes with a headache that might last a few days. But sometimes the resulting headaches, dizziness, and sleep issues… Continue Reading »