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Targeting a subset of stem cells shows lasting, therapeutically relevant gene editing in blood cells

A new Science Translational Medicine paper is first to report how editing a portion of stem cells with CRISPR/Cas9 is sufficient for long-term reactivation of therapeutic hemoglobin
Releases - July 31, 2019

Could gold be the key to making gene therapy for HIV and other blood disorders more accessible?

A proof-of-principle study published in Nature Materials shows that gold nanoparticles loaded with CRISPR and other gene-editing tools safely and effectively edited blood stem cells. (Photos, diagram available for media use.)
Releases - May 27, 2019

Special delivery: Gold nanoparticles ship CRISPR cargo

Fred Hutch scientists used their new golden courier to edit genes tied to HIV, genetic blood disorders
Hutch News - May 27, 2019

Dr. Jen Adair honored for STEM workshop

Boys & Girls Clubs honors board president for middle school ‘Gene Therapist for a Day,’ leadership
Hutch News - July 05, 2018

‘Can’t sit and wait’: Gene therapy trial aims to cure rare Fanconi anemia

At annual hematology meeting, Fred Hutch researchers updated their treatment of 11-year-old Behzad
Hutch News - December 04, 2016

Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem

<p>'He really wanted to fight this cancer': A stem cell researcher remembers his first patient in a gene therapy clinical trial
Hutch News - February 24, 2016

7 questions for Nobel Laureate David Baltimore

Having laid the groundwork for finding the AIDS virus, the headliner for the upcoming Fred Hutch HIV Cure conference talks about gene therapy for HIV and just what ‘cure’ means
Hutch News - August 06, 2015

Good News at Fred Hutch

<p>Dr. Aude Chapuis named Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator; Dr. Jonathan Bricker receives $3.1M NCI grant to test quit-smoking smartphone app; Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem appointed chair of NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee; Dr. Julie Overbaugh receives award from Association for Women in Science</p>
Hutch News - June 18, 2015
Last Modified, August 15, 2019