Designer cells reverse baby girl's leukaemia

A one-year-old girl in Britain has become the first in the world to be treated with "designer" immune cells genetically engineered to reverse her cancer.

Layla Richards was suffering from leukaemia but was cured after scientists at Great Ormond Street Hospital used a new gene-editing technique to manipulate cells to fight the disease.

"As this was the first time that the treatment had been used,

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