CRISPR-Cas9, Rejoice or Panic?

CRISPR-Cas9 successfully eliminated a genetic illness from an embryo. Now everyone is either celebrating a massive success or in total panic. Source – Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according to a study published on Wednesday. The...
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What an Invisible Illness Looks Like

A quick little post today. I want to try and get into the daily blog game, so I guess here’s an attempt at that. “Invisible illness” is a phrase that we throw around quite a bit in the CF world (also something we’ve talked about on the podcast), and to be totally honest, it’s not...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Lebanon

We are back in the Middle East for another Cystic Fibrosis Around the World blog. Please note that the brackets [] indicate an edit I made for spelling or language.  Beirut, Lebanon, Anonymous Adult living with cystic fibrosis. About how many people in your country have cystic fibrosis? No one I know, but I guess...
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Making it Matter Ep. #46 – The Salt Cysters

Aleeya and Alani Young, 18 year old twins battling cystic fibrosis, and better know as the Salt Cysters, join the podcast to talk about their lives with cystic fibrosis. Recent high school graduates, they discuss some of their ambitions, including both of them heading off to the University of Cincinnati in the Fall. The sisters...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: France

Cystic Fibrosis Around the World returns with an interview coming to us from France! As always, if you or someone you know living abroad with cystic fibrosis would like to be included in #CFAroundTheWorld get in touch with me at [email protected] I will be featuring several countries new to the blog series once a week over...
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