New Gene Editing Treatment Cuts Dangerous Cholesterol in Small Study

November 13, 2023

3D rendering of a DNA molecule

(New York Times) – The handful of patients had severe heart disease that had caused chest pain and heart attacks. After trying available cholesterol-lowering medications, they could not get their cholesterol as low as cardiologists recommended. So they volunteered for an experimental cholesterol-lowering treatment using gene editing that was unlike anything tried in patients before. (Read More)