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Article dated 14 th December on nature.com (sorry can’t insert link), has this been discussed on this forum? What does MikeHerp and Cas9 think? 

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13 hours ago, Miss Horne said:

Article dated 14 th December on nature.com (sorry can’t insert link), has this been discussed on this forum? What does MikeHerp and Cas9 think? 

As far as herpes there isnt much to think. You cant compare this to ridding the body of hsv.

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On 12/27/2018 at 11:21 PM, Miss Horne said:

Article dated 14 th December on nature.com (sorry can’t insert link), has this been discussed on this forum? What does MikeHerp and Cas9 think? 

I'm closely following CRISPR developments.  These first trials are not related to HSV.  But things like safety, off target edits, and overall efficacy of CRISPR will be important to follow.  

If they find that CRISPR hits serious obstacles in these trials, we'll never even get to CRISPR on HSV, so I'm definitely hopeful that these trials will go smoothly and that CRISPR will be a breakthrough.  

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2 hours ago, MikeHerp said:

I'm closely following CRISPR developments.  These first trials are not related to HSV.  But things like safety, off target edits, and overall efficacy of CRISPR will be important to follow.  

If they find that CRISPR hits serious obstacles in these trials, we'll never even get to CRISPR on HSV, so I'm definitely hopeful that these trials will go smoothly and that CRISPR will be a breakthrough.  

Hey @MikeHerp thank you! If you hear anything interesting, keep us updated. I don’t really know where to look to find out these things about crispr. But I have hope for it. 

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