45 min

CRISPR for Sickle Cell Disease With James LaBelle Healthcare Unfiltered

    • Science

Joining host Chadi is the esteemed James LaBelle, MD, PhD, Associate Director of Pediatrics and Director of the Stem Cell and Cellular Therapy Program at the University of Chicago. Dr. LaBelle elucidates the complexities of sickle cell disease, unraveling the devastating impact it has on individuals. The episode delves into various treatments and approaches to combat this formidable disease, including bone marrow transplant and the groundbreaking use of CRISPR-Cas9 technology. LaBelle shares insights into the recent research breakthroughs, citing the remarkable research report published in the New England Journal of Medicine, showcasing the successful application of CRISPR-Cas9 for sickle cell disease. This episode serves as a gateway into the promising future of genetic therapies.

Read Dr. LaBelle’s publication on CRISPR-Cas9 in NEJM.
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2215643

Check out Chadi’s website for all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes and other content. www.chadinabhan.com/

Watch all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes on YouTube. www.youtube.com/channel/UCjiJPTpIJdIiukcq0UaMFsA

Joining host Chadi is the esteemed James LaBelle, MD, PhD, Associate Director of Pediatrics and Director of the Stem Cell and Cellular Therapy Program at the University of Chicago. Dr. LaBelle elucidates the complexities of sickle cell disease, unraveling the devastating impact it has on individuals. The episode delves into various treatments and approaches to combat this formidable disease, including bone marrow transplant and the groundbreaking use of CRISPR-Cas9 technology. LaBelle shares insights into the recent research breakthroughs, citing the remarkable research report published in the New England Journal of Medicine, showcasing the successful application of CRISPR-Cas9 for sickle cell disease. This episode serves as a gateway into the promising future of genetic therapies.

Read Dr. LaBelle’s publication on CRISPR-Cas9 in NEJM.
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2215643

Check out Chadi’s website for all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes and other content. www.chadinabhan.com/

Watch all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes on YouTube. www.youtube.com/channel/UCjiJPTpIJdIiukcq0UaMFsA

45 min

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