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Scientists used machine learning and CRISPR-Cas9 to control the patterns iPSCs form in lab dishes, an important step to create functional organs.
The week’s biotech news included new technology for detecting off-target effects of CRISPR and gene variants that shield against obesity.
Scientists studying one family’s genetics to better understand congenital heart disease have found that the mutation that causes babies to be born with a hole in the heart also causes heart failure in adolescence.
Gladstone Institute scientists have pinpointed two chemicals that help the heart convert scar tissue into healthy cardiac muscle. The discovery could lead to new treatments for heart failure, for which there is no cure.
Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes have modified part of the huntingtin protein, protecting mice from the behavioral symptoms of Huntington’s disease, a hereditary neurodegenerative disease for which there is no cure.