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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Gene editing toll CRISPER used first time on Human to treat lung cancer

This a first time use on humans suffering with cancer are injected with modified gene that program cell death by shutting off a gene responsible for programmed cell death (PD-1).
A gene editing tool CRISPER is used to edit gene on T lymphocytes that confer immunity against foreign pathogens foreign body and produce immunoglobulin that kill cancerous cells.
Editing gene will help to increase life of T Cells.
It is expected to work in an agonistic manner along with drug therapy and hope to get favorable results in treatment of metastatic cancer.

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