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CRISPR-Cas9: Timeline of key events
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|06 Jan 2016||Harvard scientists published improved version of CRISPR/Cas 9 with less risk of off-target DNA breaks||Kleinstiver, Pattanayak, Prew, Tsai, Nguyen, Zheng, Joung||Harvard University||CRISPR-Cas9, Gene editing|
|01 Feb 2016||UK scientists authorised to genetically modify human embryos using CRISPR-Cas 9||Niakan||Crick Institute||CRISPR-Cas9|
|21 Jun 2016||US NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee approved first study in 15 patients using CRISPR/Cas 9 to genetically modify immune cells to attack cancer||June||University of Pennsylvania||CRISPR-Cas9, Gene editing, Gene therapy, Immunotherapy|
|Feb 2017||US National Academies of Science and Medicine issue report saying possible to proceed with CRISPR in germ-line experiments but urge caution||CRISPR-Cas9, Gene editing|
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