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HFEA approval for new “gene editing” techniques

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has approved a research application from the Francis Crick Institute to use new "gene editing" techniques on human embryos.
01 February 2016

The Crick signs San Francisco Declaration of Research Assessment

The Crick has signed the the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DoRA)
28 January 2016

Estrogens alleviate hyperactivity in zebrafish with autism gene

Estrogen alleviates the sleep disruption experienced by zebrafish genetically designed to help understand the biology of autism spectrum disorder.
28 January 2016

Crick wins Investment in London’s Future Award

The Francis Crick Institute has won the 2016 London First Investment in London’s Future Award, for “a visionary regeneration or development which reinforces London’s competitiveness in the long term”.
20 January 2016

John Diffley wins 2016 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

John Diffley, Associate Research Director, the Francis Crick Institute, has been awarded the 2016 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine.
19 January 2016