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China to carry out first human gene editing trial for lung cancer

A team led by Dr Lu You at Sichuan University’s West China Hospital in Chengdu received approval to carry out the trial from the hospital’s review board on 6 July 2016. The world’s first genetic editing trial on humans will be based on CRISPR–Cas9 technique.

Recommended for : CRISPR , Cas9 , Gene Editing , Lung Cancer , Gene Editing Trial on Humans

Publish Date : Aug 3, 2016

WHO’s IARC classified lindane, DDT, and 2,4-D as carcinogenic to humans

The decision was taken by a working group of 26 experts from 13 countries after evaluating carcinogenicity of the three agents.

Recommended for : WHO , IARC , lindane , DDT , 2 , 4-D , carcinogenic agents , cancer to humans

Publish Date : Jun 24, 2015
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