CRISPR Medicine News, 3 November 2020 | Gene Editing and CAR T-cell Therapy Development - Interview with Professor Waseem Qasim - CRISPR Medicine

The Role of Gene Editing Within CAR T-Cell Therapy Development - Interview with Professor Waseem Qasim

Professor Waseem Qasim, of University College London and Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, helps run early-phase clinical trials using the most advanced gene editing techniques. In recent years his group has begun using techniques including CRISPR, base editing, and others to improve CAR T-cell therapies, used to treat children with various forms of leukaemia. We spoke with him about his group’s work and where the field stands. Read the full interview here.


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