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Second Man Undergoes Gene Editing; Therapy Has No Safety Flags So Far

A second patient has been treated in a historic gene editing study in California, and no major side effects or safety issues have emerged from the first man's treatment nearly three months ago, doctors said Tuesday. Gene editing is a more precise way to do gene therapy, and it aims to permanently change someone's DNA to try to cure a disease. In November, Brian Madeux, 44, became the first person to have gene editing inside the body for a metabolic disease called Hunter...

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