Happy New Year … and a Look Back at a Memorable 2015Posted on January 5th, 2016 by Dr. Francis CollinsA new year has arrived, and it’s going to be an amazing one for biomedical research. But before diving into our first “new science” post of 2016, let’s take a quick look back at 2015 and some of its remarkable accomplishments. CRISPR/Cas9 was successfully used in 2015 to create gene drives—in two model organisms and, in research with implications for malaria control, in mosquitoes.  A Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Ebola Vaccine — Preliminary Report. NIH SupportBreakthrough 1: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; National Cancer Institute; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; National Institute of General Medical SciencesBreakthrough 2: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesBreakthrough 3: National Center for Complementary and Integrative HealthBreakthrough 4: National Institute on Aging; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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