For the first time in the U.S., a patient has received an infusion of 2 billion cells edited with the gene-editing tool CRISPR to help treat sickle cell disease, presaging a new age of targeted treatments for genetic diseases. What do you think?

“Would it really have been that hard to figure out a way to add an ‘e’ to the acronym?”

Alysha Phelps • Infomercial Extra

“This sounds like some techno-dystopia where people don’t have to have cystic fibrosis.”

Ramone Pritchard • Sweat Lodge Janitor

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“Hopefully, curing sickle cell disease brings us closer to someday weaponizing it.”

Kasper Mccarty • Charcuterie Arranger