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mbills2223
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   Posted 4/16/2015 2:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Wow!!! Lots of work to be done but what an incredible read:

http://cysticfibrosisnewstoday.com/2015/04/16/can-gene-editing-techniques-like-crispr-cas9-be-used-to-replace-mutated-genes-in-cf/

Gemsi
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   Posted 4/17/2015 7:37 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey mbills,

Thanks for posting this. I can't read it fully as with headache and painkillers my dyslexia is bad today. But it does look like it will be an interesting read. :)
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Hey, I'm Gem with CF, age 29 and diagnosed at 2 years old. I'm no expert but having CF myself I've learnt a few things along the way.
Diagnosed with: Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, ABPA, Clinical Depression, Mild Liver Cirrohsis, Mild Osteopenia, Erythema Nodosum, Proximal Myositis, Polyarthralgia

mbills2223
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   Posted 4/17/2015 7:32 PM (GMT -7)   
Let me know what ya think Gemsi! Still a lot of work to be done of course, but it seems like research is on the right track :)

mbills2223
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   Posted 4/28/2015 10:21 AM (GMT -7)   
Some more intriguing news:

http://lungdiseasenews.com/2015/04/23/two-new-potent-df508-cftr-correctors-offer-potential-treat-cystic-fibrosis/

Glad CF is getting the attention and time that it deserves.

mbills2223
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   Posted 4/28/2015 7:25 PM (GMT -7)   
Here is another:

http://news.yale.edu/2015/04/27/yale-scientists-use-gene-editing-correct-mutation-cystic-fibrosis
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