Researchers are edging closer to a therapy for Angelman syndrome — a condition related to autism — that involves injecting the gene-editing enzyme CRISPR into the fetal brain.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Lilia Iakoucheva spends her days running outdoors and solving the molecular complexities of autism, sometimes at the same time.
A group of the world’s leading geneticists is calling for a moratorium on the editing of DNA in human embryos.
A variety of genetic risk factors for autism may disrupt some of the same processes in cells.
Scientists used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to create two marmosets lacking MECP2, the gene mutated in Rett syndrome.
A miniature particle delivers the gene-editing tool CRISPR into the brains of fragile X mice.
Four new techniques expand the repertoire of the gene editor CRISPR.