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Genetics Journal Club: 2017-18

A journal club for GWUMC faculty, fellows, residents and students interested in genetics.

Genetics News

In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos

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.

Pam Belluck, New York Times, August 2, 2017

July 2017

Welcome

This virtual journal club is intended to provide a way for health care practitioners to see new literature in genetics and to learn about developments in the field.

Articles on topics in medical genetics will be posted monthly, or more often if a particularly timely article is published.  To participate, read the article and then add your comments to participate in the online discussion.

The current article will be posted to the right.  Please scroll down to view previous articles and discussions.

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