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Jennifer Doudna

Professor of Biomedical Science

Dr. Jennifer Doudna is a member of the departments of Molecular and Cell Biology and Chemistry at UC Berkeley, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, along with the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Li Ka Shing Chancellor’s Professor of Biomedical Science

Principal investigator at Doudna Labs

Jennifer Doudna News

Gene editing lowered blood level cholesterol and triglycerides in monkeys

New York Times - 27-Jun-2020

Could prevent not only the complications but the heart disease per se in the future


Scientists uncover the secret behind cancer cell's immortality

Medical Xpress - 10-Sep-2018

Doesn't seem to harm normal cells unlike telomerase blocking drugs that are too toxic


Gene-editing record could enable xenotransplants

Nature - 06-Oct-2015

Harvard Medical School use CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to inactivate 62 porcine endogenou...


Synthetic DNA improves human immune system

Independent - 27-Jul-2015

New technique called electroporation opens up microscopic pores in T-cells allowing Crispr/Cas9 e...