September 20, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

George Q. Daley Boston Children’s Hospital

2 min read

The post-lunch session is “Applications of Gene Editing Technology: Human Germline Modification”. Prior to hearing it I’m curious how cautious or gung-ho the speakers will be, or if their gestalt will be one of balance in the middle somewhere. Robin Lovell-Badge, The Francis Crick Institute, was the moderator of this session. He said, “We’d be remiss in our duty if we didn’t discuss what was possible using human gene editing”, but “this doesn’t mean we think these should be done now” or that we …Read More