Bruce Conklin, MD (pictured, right) is testing CRISPR-based surgeries on donated cells from Delaney Van Riper (pictured, left). These surgeries aim to cure patients like her who have rare genetic disorders. (Photo credit: Steve Babuljak)
Scientists have built tools that can cheaply and easily edit DNA. Now they are preparing to bring them into the clinic to cure disease.
By Ariel Bleicher