Healthcare

Genomics will change what patients expect from their provider, as well as change how physicians treat them. Before this happens, education on both sides is needed. This month we look at some of the big talking points.

CRISPR-Cas9 Delivered Directly to Human Sperm

The CRISPR genome editing method has been delivered directly in human sperm cells giving hope that correcting mutations in human sperm cells is possible and may lead to the prevention of disease being passed on by fathers.

Making Pregnancy Safer

Non-Invasive Pre-Natal Testing (NIPT) has the potential of bringing safer pregnancy testing to the wider NHS, but not without its challenges.