CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) and CAR T-cell therapy are genetic technologies that have generated continued excitement during the last several years.  Both technologies are experiencing exponential growth.  While CAR T-cell therapy holds great promise in the fight against cancer, significant hurdles remain preventing realization of its full potential.  Several innovative approaches are under investigation to overcome these hurdles.  The present article provides a peek into this area of innovation by focusing on the invention described in a recently published patent application, WO/2018/115887, relating to novel CAR T-cells engineered using CRISPR. 
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