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CRISPR, the new revolution in genetics



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Today La Vanguardia publishes a feature article about the CRISPR/Cas9 technique. Journalist Josep Corbella consulted several specialists amongst them Stephen Forrow from IRB Barcelona. Researchers at IRB Barcelona are implementing the technique to perform their research projects.

CRISPR, the new revolution in genetics

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The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) pursues a society free of disease. To this end, it conducts multidisciplinary research of excellence to offer pioneering solutions to unresolved medical needs in cancer and other diseases related to ageing. It establishes technology transfer agreements with the pharmaceutical industry and major hospitals to bring research results closer to society and organises a range of science outreach activities to engage the public in an open dialogue. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 employees and more than 30 nationalities. Recognised as a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence since 2011, IRB Barcelona is a CERCA centre and member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).