Researchers Use CRISPR Technology To Eliminate HIV DNA From Human-Model Mice

CNBC: Researchers say they’re closer to finding cure for HIV after using CRISPR technology to eliminate disease in live mice for the first time
“Researchers say they’re one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after successfully eliminating the virus in living mice for the first time. Using a combination of CRISPR gene-editing technology and a therapeutic treatment called LASER ART, scientists at Temple University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center said they erased HIV DNA from the genomes of animals in what they call an unprecedented study that was published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications…” (Turner, 7/2).

Additional coverage of the study is available from CNN, PBS NewsHour, STAT, and TIME.