July 11, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Polling on genetic modification of human germ cells

One of the most talked about biomedical sciences issues of 2015 is human genetic modification.

Some favor allowing research using gene editing technology such as CRISPR-Cas9 to modify the genomes of human germ cells to proceed unfettered, while others have proposed a voluntary moratorium on such work.

What’s your thinking on this?